Casa, Teleste, combo on CCAP/RemotePHY system
Teleste and Casa Systems said they are collaborating on the development of a distributed CCAP/remotePHY solution based on Casa’s C100G CCAP platform and Teleste’s RemotePHY optical node.
The companies plan for proof-of-concept implementation by late 2014. The primary market, for the jointly developed solution, will be the European cable operators.
The jointly developed RemotePHY solution is designed to offer a long-range, scalable architecture for cable operators, addressing the growing demand for higher broadband speeds, driven by innovative multiscreen and on-demand video services. This solution will enable cable MSOs to compete with optical access technologies at speeds up to 10Gbps at significantly less capital investment by leveraging existing HFC plant, Casa said.
The solution will also offer an evolution path from current centralized CMTS/CCAP architectures to distributed standards based CCAP/RemotePHY architecture, and will enable multivendor interoperability, Casa said.
“We are truly excited about DOCSIS 3.1 and RemotePHY as new technologies enabling multi-gigabit speeds on existing hybrid fiber coax infrastructure,” said Hanno Narjus, SVP of video and broadband solutions for Teleste. “Casa and Teleste are perfectly positioned to offer such solutions, unleashing the latent capacity available in the existing cable operator access infrastructure.”