CableLabs Certifies More DOCSIS 2.0 Gear


Cable Television Laboratories Inc. said it has certified three new Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification 2.0 cable modems, as well as a DOCSIS 2.0 cable-modem-termination system from Arris Group Inc., in the organization's certification wave 29.

The new DOCSIS 2.0 cable-modem gear approvals: Ambit Microsystems Corp., Cisco Systems Inc.’s Linksys and Thomson Consumer Electronics.

Five other modems -- two each from Conexant Systems Inc. and Scientific-Atlanta Inc. and one from Motorola Inc. -- were recertified.

There also was activity on the DOCSIS 1.1 front. CableLabs certified DOCSIS 1.1 CMTS models from ADC Telecommunications Inc. and Motorola. And it awarded CableHome 1.1-certified status to two devices from Linksys.