Cisco's Concept Modem Hits 1 Gigabit

Spangler, Todd
January 2008
Multichannel News;1/21/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p14
The article reports on Cisco Systems' concept cable modem. During the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers Conference, Cisco software architect Alon Bernstein presented a screen shot of a command-line interface for a cable modem that delivers upstream throughput of almost 1-gigabit bits per second. Issues about DPON, a combination of Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification (DOCSIS) and passive optical network (PON), and video delivery in a DPON environment are also discussed.


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