CableLabs Issues VoIP MTA RFP


Cable Television Laboratories Inc. wants your multiline multimedia-terminal-adapter equipment.

The engineering consortium Monday issues a request for proposals for ML-MTA gear, with responses due Aug. 12.

The ML-MTA equipment -- which would enable cable operators to offer voice-over-Internet-protocol services to small businesses and commercial customers -- must be compatible with CableLabs’ Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification 2.0 and PacketCable 1.0 specifications.

CableLabs said the RFP is available online ( ), and questions or comments should be directed to Jerry Bennington via electronic mail (