Scientific-Atlanta Receives @Home Approval for WebSTAR Cable Modem

Fri, 08/31/2001 - 8:00pm

Scientific-Atlanta's WebSTAR DPX110 cable modem has received @Home level 2 approval from Excite@Home. WebSTAR modems have surpassed the 150,000 unit sales mark with shipments over the past several months in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia.

@Home Level 2 Approval confirms the successful integration, interoperability and provisioning of WebSTAR DPX110 within the Excite@Home DOCSIS network environment. @Home Level 2 approval is required by many cable operators and is essential for the retail marketing of cable modems, according to S-A.

S-A's @Home Level 2 approval for the WebSTAR cable modem is another element in the company's global strategy for supplying cable systems with complete content distribution, transmission and subscriber solutions.

The WebSTAR cable modem has CableLabs certification, as well as compatibility with DOCSIS, Euro-DOCSIS and CE standards. It is designed to be software upgradeable to DOCSIS 1.1. The modem also features connections up to 43 Mbps downstream and 10 Mbps upstream.


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