Hitron Picks MaxLinear for 1.6Gbit/s DOCSIS 3.0
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- MaxLinear, Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of integrated radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits for broadband communications applications, today announced that Hitron Technologies Inc. (TAIEX: 2419), a leading global telecommunications networking company, has selected the MxL268 Full-Spectrum Capture (FSCTM) 32-channel digital cable front-end receiver and the MxL231 programmable gain amplifier (PGA) for a new family of DOCSIS 3.0 consumer premises equipment (CPE) delivering data rates up to 1.6Gbps.
Hitron will demonstrate its next-generation 32-channel DOCSIS 3.0 products at the Consumer Electronic Show 2015 in Las Vegas, which runs from Jan 6-9.
The MxL268 captures the entire 1 Gigahertz (GHz) cable spectrum, enabling cable operators to configure their systems flexibly to receive up to 32 channels, each channel being 6 MHz or 8 MHz in bandwidth, located anywhere in the cable spectrum, in order to meet the diverse consumer requirements of different combinations of data speeds and number of video channels. By being able to flexibly combine up to 32 multiple channels, cable operators can support data speeds of up to 1.6Gbps using a DOCSIS 3.0 data modem and the existing DOCSIS 3.0 cable infrastructure.