Drives China's Next Generation Broadcasting - the Convergence of TV, Broadband and Telecom Services
o WASU, a leading Chinese operator, announces deployment of Broadcom's DOCSIS®-based EoC solution to subscribers in Hangzhou
o Broadcom® technology boosts broadband speeds to 1Gbps, driving next generation applications such as TV video conferencing/chatting and IPTV
o New solutions open the way for the convergence of fast, reliable and interactive triple play services
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that WASU, the leading cable operator in Hangzhou, is deploying its DOCSIS-based Ethernet over Coax (EoC) cable architecture using cable and network equipment from its partner, Lancable. Learn more at Broadcom@CCBN.
With boosted broadband speeds to 1Gbps, Broadcom's DOCSIS-based EoC cable architecture supports China's NGB initiative, led by SARFT, the Chinese government agency overseeing broadcasting. This offers WASU significant performance and quality of service (QoS) benefits to deliver reliable, fast and interactive TV, broadband and telecom services to subscribers. More network capacity also enables operators to offer new services and applications like video chat with better call quality.
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.
Broadcom is now shipping its 1Gbps DOCSIS-based EoC cable architecture solution.
Zhang Changli, President of Research Institute, WASU Digital TV Media Group:
"WASU is devoted to revolutionizing home networks, and offering full services to our subscribers. We are excited to leverage Broadcom's technology to deploy high performing voice, video and data to our subscribers. Additionally, we look forward to offering new services to our valued subscribers."
Shentu Meiliang, Executive President, Hangzhou Lancable Technology, Ltd:
"As a close partner, we are using Broadcom's solution to develop new NGB-oriented products for WASU. Lancable has a long-term commitment to the field of radio and television, and we are happy to work with Broadcom to provide operators with our technical leadership, service excellence in high-tech products and a full range of system solutions."
Dan Marotta, Broadcom's Executive Vice President and General Manager, Broadband Communications Group:
"We are pleased to announce WASU's successful deployment of our technology. With faster broadband speeds and more network capacity, DOCSIS-based EoC is setting the stage for demanding services that consume consistent bandwidth. Our technology offers the network capacity that operators need to offer their subscribers high quality new services and applications like video chat."
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