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.
ZyXEL Communications today announced the industry’s first 802.11n bonded ADSL2+ gateway for operators. The All-in-One Broadband Access and Wireless Networking Solution Enables Service Providers to Double Bandwidth on Existing Infrastructure for IPTV and Other Premium Services ZyXEL is a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet connectivity and routing products.
Light Reading has projected an increase in Home Gateway over the next 24 months. The report cited the increase convergence of home appliance and the need for a digital lifestyle. The increase demand for home gateway is also down to its modern architecture and versatility over the standard home modem. With more and more new digital home solution and the popularity of VoIP technology is also fuelling the demand for home gateways. The author sees this increase as an opportunity for service providers (SP).
NETGEAR, announced its collaboration with OpenDNS in the release of Live Parental Controls. NETGEAR selected OpenDNS, provider of the award-winning service that makes the Internet safer, faster and more reliable, to integrate its technology into select wireless router and gateway products.
Rogers Cable Communications(Canada) on Thursday announced the launch of the fastest wireless home networking device, the N gateway. Rogers is the first cable Internet Provider in North America to offer its customers a DOCSIS 3.0 N gateway wireless home networking that has been specifically designed for optimal usage on its high-speed network.
SoftAtHome, a company created by Orange to help service providers deliver convergent applications for the Digital Home, announced today a partnership with Anevia, a leading supplier of IPTV and Video on Demand (VoD) solutions. Under the partnership the two companies have integrated SoftAtHome Operating Platform running on Set Top Boxes (STB) with Anevia’s Video on Demand (VoD) back-end servers to provide telecommunication companies and service providers with the key components to deploy new video services.
I have a friend and whenever I call him on his mobile at home he has to stand in a certain spot in his house or go outside for us to have a clear and unbroken conversation. Why? The mobile reception in his home is bad. For most of the time tmobile calls are inaudible or disconnect during the conversation. Because of this he avoids mobile calls when he is at home.
Celeno Communications, a leading provider of semiconductors for multimedia Wi-Fi home networking applications, announced that it is working with Texas Instruments to enable next-generation cable modem gateways with wireless HD technology for Cable HD IPTV applications. Celeno’s high-performance CL1300 Wi-Fi chip is now interoperable with Texas Instruments’ (TI) Puma 5 family of DOCSIS 3.0® products.
D-Link announced that it has begun shipping the easy-to-use HD MediaBridge® Starter Kit (DXN-221) that taps into existing coaxial wiring throughout the home, delivering fast, secure and stable connections for extending a home network to devices at the entertainment system and to multiple rooms without interrupting cable service.