CableHome 1.0 Specs Ready in April

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Cable Television Laboratories Inc. said during its annual media briefing in
Denver that it will speed up its CableHome 1.0 time frame, certify additional
Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification 1.1 modems and
cable-modem-termination systems and add multimedia capabilities to
PacketCable.

CableLabs executives made note of a handful of key new initiatives, including
Multimedia PacketCable, a video standard for sending video between in-home
devices within CableHome, and DOCSIS 2.0, a new specification to allow greater
upstream bandwidth for symmetrical data and voice services.

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