Cable & Telecom

Eight cable suppliers qualify for DOCSIS provisioning of DPoE network devices

LOUISVILLE, COLO. – CableLabs announced Monday the first devices to achieve qualification status to implement version 1.0 of the DOCSIS Provisioning of EPON (DPoE) specifications. The cable industry non-profit research and development consortium calls the qualification an industry milestone, as it enables the interoperability of access network equipment based on Ethernet Passive Optical Network (EPON) technology. This capability allows cable operators to quickly and seamlessly integrate fiber-based access network technology to meet the high bandwidth demands of business customers.  Devices achieving qualification status were DPoE Systems from CommScope, Huawei, Sumitomo Electric, and ZTE and optical network units (ONUs) from CTDI,...