CableLabs, Cisco announce open software project for RPDs

Wednesday 10 February 2016 | 16:14 CET | News
CableLabs and Cisco have announced the creation of a new software project for the Remote PHY Device (RPD) labeled "OpenRPD" originally developed by Cisco and contributed to the open source environment hosted at CableLabs. Remote PHY technology works together with Docsis 3.1, the latest specification designed by CableLabs, to expand capacity of the cable hybrid fiber coax (HFC) plants. The RPD is a physical layer converter commonly located in an optical node of the cable network. This open source software will reside in the Remote PHY Device and will be available to cable operators and RPD

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Companies: CableLabs / Cisco
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