All smart home appliances we buy today offers some from the connectivity whether to the internet or another device in our home; because of this some see it as an opportunity to hack into our home. We therefore, need a better way of securing our connected home appliance, from viruses, malware or any other nasties that might try to cause us problem. The new ARRIS home gateway is one of the new forms of home security solution that try to protect your home internet's first point of entry - the gateway.
When buying your home router have you ever stop to ask what some of the abbreviations mean? One of these is DOCSIS (Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification), which is the technology standard that helps to determine your broadband speed. As cable operators delay the role out of FTTH (Fibre To The Home) and try to get more speed out of copper wire, you will need a gateway router that support these latest standard to take advantage of the speed improvements.
Intel Corporation today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Texas Instruments' cable modem product line. The purchase enhances Intel's focus on the cable industry and related consumer electronics (CE) market segments, where the company's expertise in building advanced system-on-chip (SoC) products, based on Intel(R) Atom(TM) processors, will be applied.The agreement is subject to regulatory review and customary closing conditions. It is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2010.
Motorola’s Home & Network Mobility business this week announced a new range of it’s SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 modem and integrated gateways. The new devices is designed to deliver better broadband and IP-based voice and data service. This new range of SURFboard is two times faster than their previous range of DOCSIS 3.0 products and supports high-bandwidth Gigabit Ethernet (GiGe) home networking and channel bonding of up to eight downstream and four upstream channels.
Bewan announced the new Bewan iBox C5200 (image) solution a truly multi-play cable gateway designed to enable cable operators and multi-service operators (MSO) to deliver blazing broadband speeds and media-rich services to subscribers. The solution comes with Bewan Licensing Program, a residential gateway firmware that enables strict control of operational expenditure (OPEX) and reduces significantly customer support costs.