SMC Adds to Innovative eMTA Features of SMCD3GNV, 8x4 Voice Gateway with CableLabs® PacketCable(TM) 2.0 E-DVA Certification

IRVINE, Calif. -- The SMCD3GNV received PacketCable(TM) 2.0 E-DVA Certification from CableLabs® Certification Wave 78. The SMCD3GNV is a highly advanced DOCSIS® 3.0 Voice gateway based on 8x4 DOCSIS 3.0 technology that delivers voice, data and wireless connectivity. PacketCable 2.0 E-DVA technology enables VoIP phone service and full integration with analog phones and faxes. This robust platform provides an ideal solution for cable operators to aggressively grow their residential customer base.

"We are very pleased to achieve the PC2.0 E-DVA Certification. This certification makes another key component of the SMC Digital Connected Home a reality by defining modular service architecture based upon emerging technologies and existing communications standards. PacketCable 2.0 provides cable operators with a flexible way to deploy the network capabilities required by their specific service offerings, while maintaining interoperability for a broad variety of devices found in customer premises," says Greg Fisher, Chief Technology Officer for SMC. "The SMCD3GNV PC2.0 E-DVA certification is an important milestone, as it allows SMC to build on our DOCSIS® eMTA gateway success and offer additional valuable features to our valued MSO customers."

Some key features of the SMCD3GNV include a PacketCable 2.0 E-DVA and an 802.11n interface that allows for VoIP phone service, whole home distribution of digital content, easy networking of computers, external hard drives, and gaming consoles. The SMCD3GNV integrates the M5T PC2.0 E-DVA Firmware for TI Puma 5 from Media5 which allows SMC to offer PacketCable 2.0 functionality in their DOCSIS® 3.0 Multimedia Voice Gateway product.

The SMCD3GNV is now available for cable operators to test and deploy in field. Please contact SMC at 1-800-SMC-4YOU / 1-800-762-4968 to learn more about the SMCD3GNV and our leading DOCSIS® 3.0 products.

About SMC

SMC Networks is headquartered in Irvine, California. SMC is a specialist in providing high-quality, reliable Customer Premise Equipment to Service Providers. As the only approved vendor to 12 of the top 14 Service Providers in North America, we design products for both commercial and residential applications. We focus on delivering the best range of innovative wireless and wired solutions for our customers that drive revenue, are highly reliable, and require little support. For more information, visit the company's Web site at or call (800) SMC-4YOU.


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