Sumavision Deploys Broadcom DOCSIS®-based EoC Cable Architecture in China

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012 
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High Volume Deployment to Chinese Cable Operators Opens the Way to Network Convergence – Uniting TV, Broadband and Telecom Services

  • Sumavision, a leading Chinese provider of video delivery solutions is deploying Broadcom’s DOCSIS®-based EoC solution to Chinese cable operators
  • Solution supports China’s Next Generation Broadcasting (NGB) initiative allowing operators to bundle TV, broadband and telecom services
  • Provides network capacity operators need for new services and applications like video chat

BEIJING — CCBN — Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that Sumavision, a world-leading provider of video delivery solutions is deploying its DOCSIS-based Ethernet over Coax (EoC) cable architecture to Chinese cable operators.

Product Details

Based on Broadcom’s technology, the Sumavision CC8800 products are able to achieve 1Gbps bandwidth access, include more than 200 cable modems and fully meet China’s NGB broadband requirements. With boosted broadband speeds Broadcom’s DOCSIS-based EoC cable architecture supports China’s NGB initiative, led by SARFT, the Chinese government agency overseeing broadcasting. By driving new levels of speed and performance, Broadcom is helping to drive next generation apps such as TV video conferencing/chatting and IPTV.

By leveraging existing EPON and GPON standards and employing DOCSIS technology as part of a customized “final 100 meter’ solution,” Broadcom’s DOCSIS-based EoC cable architecture is a complete chipset and software solution that includes Coax Media Converter (CMC), DOCSIS 2.0 and 3.0 cable modem, and set-top box (STB) SoC solutions.

Availability

Broadcom is now shipping its 1Gbps DOCSIS-based EoC cable architecture solution.