Cable Industry Moves One Step Closer to DOCSIS 4.0

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3Q 2021 | IN-6245


CableLabs Prepares for DOCSIS 4.0 Interoperability Events


CableLabs, as it works to enable the cable industry to provide multi-gigabit symmetric services, announced that it is planning to host DOCSIS 4.0 interoperability events starting from the last quarter of 2021. Kyrio, network equipment testing and software service provider, will be hosting the DOCSIS 4.0 interoperability events on behalf of CableLabs. According to CableLabs, twelve interoperability events are scheduled between October 2021 and December 202, where vendors participate and add improvements to assure development of healthy DOCSIS 4.0 ecosystem.

DOCSIS 4.0 Advantages Over DOCSIS 3.1


CableLabs’ plan for interoperability events is the next step towards the deployments of DOCSIS 4.0 infrastructure since it released the DOCSIS 4.0 specification in March 2020. DOCSIS 4.0 supports up to 10 Gbps downlink speed and 6 Gbps uplink while DOCSIS 3.1 supports up to 1.5 Gbps upstream speed. DOCSIS 4.0 is also designed to support availability of symmetric multi-gigabit speed, using full-duplex and ex…

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