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Hitron, Technicolor receive EuroDOCSIS 3.0 certification

November 11, 2013

Hitron Technologies, a supplier of DOCSIS products, has confirmed that their CGNV4 Residential Gateway passed EuroDOCSIS 3.0 certification. CGNV4 has been developed as a future proof and advanced residential gateway that can provide download speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per second by bonding 24 downstream channels.

“As Hitron Technologies, we have always been working on the cutting edge of innovation. CGNV4 is a powerful and future proof gateway to enjoy broadband cable services where 500 Megabit per second is becoming the premium standard.” said Luke Van Lierop, Vice President and Managing Director of Hitron Technologies Europe. He continues: “Now that mainstream Internet services start to exceed 100 Megabit per second it is time to introduce 24×8 gateways that are ready to deliver broadband services for many years to come.”

On top of its high speed capabilities CGNV4 includes an PacketCable 1.5 certified eMTA, eRouter, DS Lite and concurrent dual band Wi-Fi supporting IEEE802.11ac and the latest Wi-Fi hotspot specifications. The product is capable of running advanced applications for in home connectivity, IPTV and video services. There are configuration options that support DECT and MoCa as well.

Technicolor has also announced a key technology achievement in the EuroDOCSIS 3.0 gateway technology space. Its advanced Cable Service Gateway has been EuroDOCSIS 3.0 and EuroPacketCable1.5 certified by Cable Europe Labs.

Featuring the next-gen 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard for the 5GHz band and a 3×3 antenna configuration, Technicolor’s Cable Service Gateway enables high throughput – download speed of up to 800 Mbps over the Coax Cable – and high coverage over the much less crowded 5GHz radio frequency, allowing for the launch of more enhanced and innovative services within the home, such as 500 Mbps commercial offer or a seamless video over IP experience on any mobile device.

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