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Compal, Technicolor green lighted by Euro Certification Board

April 1, 2011

Cable Europe Labs has disclosed new products that passed the rigorous testing programme of the Euro Cable Certification Board. Euro-DOCSIS cable modems, cable modem termination systems (CMTSs), and set-top boxes are fundamental for the development and improvement of broadband services, guarantying their functionality is essential.

“Broadband services in Europe are growing rapidly, and the high speed cable networks in European countries require the latest products for offering advanced services. Ensuring that certified products meet a transparent and cross-industry standard simplifies end user performance,” says EuroCableCertification Managing Director, Malcolm Taylor. “Thorough evaluation and testing of hardware with our requirements means that products’ quality is guaranteed to meet high performance standards before reaching homes, making our market leading connectivity services premium from head end to the end user.”

The products that passed Cable Europe Labs certification process include

– Compal Broadband Networks CV6181E
EuroDOCSIS 3.0 and EuroPacketCable 1.5 EMTA

– Technicolor DCI713
EuroDOCSIS 2.0 Cable Modem in a DVB-C Set Top Box

Euro DOCSIS 3.0 Voice Modem (EMTA) provides high-speed Internet access and up to two lines of voice-over-IP (VoIP) telephone service over cable’s broadband connection, all bundled into one single device. The Set Top Box is crucial in receiving the latest digital TV services via digital cable service.

Cable Europe Labs certifications are granted following precise testing techniques in the specialised technology labs of Excentis in Ghent, Belgium.

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