ADC's Cuda 1000 Wins Mediacast Product of the Year Award.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2003
Compact, Cost-Effective Cable Modem Termination System A cable modem termination system or CMTS is equipment typically found in a cable company's headend, or at cable company hubsite and is used to provide high speed data services, such as cable internet or Voice over IP, to cable subscribers.
Selected as Best Data over Cable Technology
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(2) (Apple Display Connector) A peripheral connector from Apple that combines digital video display, USB and power in one cable. (Nasdaq:ADCT ADCT Adaptive Discrete Cosine Transform ; www.adc.com) today announced that its Cuda 1000 cable modem termination system (CMTS (Cable Modem Termination System) A computerized device that enables cable modems to send and receive packets over the Internet. It inserts IP packets from the Internet into MPEG frames and transmits them to the cable modems via an RF signal. ) has been selected as the "Best Data over Cable Technology" award recipient at the Cable & Satellite International/Mediacast Product of the Year Awards 2003. The Cuda 1000 was judged as the most important and innovative new product launched in the previous 18 months in a competition against products from ARRIS ar·ris
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[Alteration of Old French areste, fishbone, spine , Thomson, C-COR and Narad Networks. ADC received the award at a special ceremony that was held at Mediacast 2003 on May 20, at London's ExCel Exhibition Centre The ExCeL Exhibition Centre is a large purpose-built exhibition centre in the Royal Docks area of London's redeveloped Docklands, at grid reference TQ408807. The centre opened in November 2000 and its name is formed from the words Exhibition, Centre and London. .
"We are extremely pleased that the Cuda 1000 has been selected as the best data-over-cable technology by Cable & Satellite International and Mediacast," said Hilton Nicholson, president of the IP Cable Business Unit for ADC. "This award is particularly significant because of the excellence of the judging panel and the knowledge that the Cuda 1000 was evaluated on the basis of its technical innovation, uniqueness and that it meets the needs of cable operators."
ADC's compact Cuda 1000 enables both large and small cable operators to provide advanced, revenue-generating services such as streaming video A one-way video transmission over a data network. It is widely used on the Web as well as company networks to play video clips and video broadcasts. Computers in home networks stream video to digital media hubs connected to a home theater. and second line telephony without the costs of installing larger systems. The Cuda 1000 offers many of the features vital to carrier-class access devices, in a compact and efficient solution. These features include the Quality of Service (QoS) features necessary to maximize revenue and the routing capabilities necessary to minimize the dependency on additional network devices. The Cuda 1000 also offers the performance requirement necessary to support the network access services needs of both today and tomorrow.
The Product of the Year Awards is a joint venture between Cable & Satellite International magazine and Mediacast 2003 to recognize technological innovation and excellence in broadband communications.
ADC is The Broadband Company(TM). ADC offers high-quality, value-added solutions of network equipment, software and systems integration services that enable communications service providers to deliver high-speed Internet See broadband. , data, video and voice services to consumers and businesses worldwide. ADC (Nasdaq:ADCT) has sales into more than 100 countries. Learn more about ADC Telecommunications, Inc. at www.adc.com.