TITLE

MCNS/DOCSIS MAC clears a path for the cable-modem invasion

AUTHOR(S)
Goldberg, Lee
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Electronic Design;12/01/97, Vol. 45 Issue 27, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the implications of the BCM3220 multimedia cable networking systems/Data-Over-Cable-Service Interface Specification (MCNS/DOCSIS) compliant media-access controller (MAC) chip on the cable data industry. Cable media's efforts to capture the interest of American consumers; Formation of the MCNS group; Development of the DOCSIS specification; MPEG II use by DOCSIS; Information on the BCM3220. INSET: DOCSIS security: Baseline privacy, by Thomas J. Quigley..
ACCESSION #
9712232127

 

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