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Docsis 3.0 Gear Tracker IV

Hitron's modem just passed muster, so it's time to refresh the list...

Jeff Baumgartner

August 18, 2008

2 Min Read
Docsis 3.0 Gear Tracker IV

5:10 PM -- With a modem from Hitron Technologies Inc. getting the Docsis 3.0-certification stamp from CableLabs following Wave 61, it's time again to update our list of gear that's been approved for the super-speedy spec. (See Hitron Breaks the Docsis 3.0 Barrier.)

Table 1: Docsis 3.0-Certified Modems and E-MTAs

Vendor

Product

Certification Wave approved

Ambit

U10C035

58

Arris

Touchstone 702G Embedded Multimedia Terminal Adapter

58, 59*

Arris

WBM750

59

Cisco

DPC3000

58

Cisco

DPQ3202

60

Hitron

BRG-35503

61

Motorola

SB6120

58

Motorola

SBV6220

58, 59*

Netgear

CMD31T

60

SMC

SMCD3CM

58

*Device re-certified for Docsis 3.0 and obtained initial PacketCable 1.5 certification in Wave 59.
Source: CableLabs and the companies





Table 2: Docsis 3.0-Qualified Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTSs)

Vendor

Product

Wave qualified

Highest level of 3.0 qualification achieved*

Arris

C4 CMTS

56

Bronze

Casa Systems

C2200 CMTS**

58

Full

Casa Systems

C3200 CMTS

58

Full

Cisco

uBR10012

56

Bronze

Motorola

BSR64000

58

Bronze

* CableLabs presently uses a tiered CMTS qualification system, awarding "Bronze," "Silver," and "Full" designations based on the product's supported features. That tiered system is expected to sunset in early 2009.
** Casa's C2200 CMTS won Silver qualification in Wave 56.
Source: The companies and CableLabs.





It's possible that more gear could come through Wave 62 with passing grades for Docsis 3.0, so we'll keep our eyes peeled.

— Jeff Baumgartner, Site Editor, Cable Digital News

About the Author(s)

Jeff Baumgartner

Senior Editor, Light Reading

Jeff Baumgartner is a Senior Editor for Light Reading and is responsible for the day-to-day news coverage and analysis of the cable and video sectors. Follow him on X and LinkedIn.

Baumgartner also served as Site Editor for Light Reading Cable from 2007-2013. In between his two stints at Light Reading, he led tech coverage for Multichannel News and was a regular contributor to Broadcasting + Cable. Baumgartner was named to the 2018 class of the Cable TV Pioneers.

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