Keeping up with CableLabs

Baumgartner, Jeff
July 2005
CED;Jul2005, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p40
Trade Publication
The article presents information on upcoming projects of CableLabs Inc., disclosed at a media briefing. A panel of key cable executives shed more light on the industry's plans for downloadable conditional access systems for digital set-tops and televisions. CableLabs is also developing a new version of the software PacketCable that will incorporate support for mobile voice services and place more attention on SIP-enabled devices such as videophones. Company engineering executives also discussed DOCSIS 1.0, an emerging CableLabs specification that will use "channel bonding" techniques to boost speeds to 100 Mbps and higher.


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