CableLabs certifies 17 cable modems in 18th wave

Wed, 06/20/2001 - 8:00pm
Anne Kerven

CableLabs certified 17 cable modems in its 18th certification wave of DOCSIS equipment, concluded today. The were certified DOCSIS 1.0, CableLabs says.

The 17 modems come from three new companies — Hitron, Infinite and US Robotics — and nine companies were recertified, including 3Com, Ambit, D-Link, Ericsson, High Speed Surfing, LinkSys, Net & Sys, Thomson Multimedia and Toshiba.

CableLabs says the additions make a total of 149 versions of DOCSIS 1.0 cable data modems that are certified for retail. Likewise, 22 CMTS submissions have been qualified to date.

The organization also notes the modems increasingly show such variations as stand-alone models with Ethernet, USB and wireless interface ports, and PCI modems.


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