Terayon Communication Systems, Inc. has gained Cox Communications Inc.'s
stamp of approval as a preferred cable modem vendor.
With that designation in place, Cox will soon begin deploying Santa Clara,
Calif.-based Terayon's TJ 715 modem in its Phoenix market, which is the
company's largest system.
The TJ 715 is Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification 1.1 certified
and incorporates advanced physical layer technology used in the upcoming DOCSIS
2.0 specification. It also includes Universal Serial Bus (USB) and Ethernet data
ports for connection to peripheral computer devices.
'With the Terayon TJ 715, we can immediately begin deploying DOCSIS 1.1
certified modems with the performance and features to help us meet the growing
demand for our broadband cable modem service,' said Jay Rolls, vice president of
data deployments for Cox.
'We selected the TJ 715 after conducting extensive tests to verify that it
meets the stringent requirements we have for the cable modems we deploy on our
Terayon joins Toshiba America Information Systems and Motorola Inc. on the
modem preferred vendor list.
Shares of Terayon Communications Inc. (TERN) rose as much as 34% Monday after
the telecommunications company announced the order.