EXCITE@HOME GRANTS COM21 DOXPORT CABLE MODEM LEVEL 2 APPROVAL.
The approval allows Com21 to begin large-scale field deployment among Excite@Home affiliates with the company's DOCSIS-compliant cable modem solution.
The Excite@Home Level 2 approval confirms the successful integration and interoperability of the Com21 DOXport cable modem within the Excite@Home DOCSIS network environment. In addition to this approval, Com21 previously announced that its DOXport cable modem successfully passed interoperability testing with Cisco's uBR7246, one of the first DOCSIS-based headends to achieve CableLabs' qualified status.
"Com21 is pleased to receive Level 2 approval from Excite@Home because it allows field deployment of our cable modem into one of the largest DOCSIS-compliant networks in the United States," said Ken Gorman, vice president of Engineering, Com21. "Excite@Home's rigorous testing allows Com21 and the industry to continue to move forward with standards-based solutions for high-speed Internet access," added Gorman.
About Com21, Inc.
Com21, Inc., is a supplier of system solutions for the broadband access market. The company's DOCSIS and ATM-based products enable cable operators and service providers to have the abilities to deliver high-speed, cost-effective Internet and telephony applications to corporate telecommuters, small businesses, home offices and residential users.
Com21 is a member of the Cable Broadband Forum (CBF; www.cablebroadbandforum.com) which is a unified industry voice creating awareness of cable modem and high-speed access technology.
Founded in 1992, Com21 stock is publicly traded on Nasdaq under the symbol CMTO. The ISO 9001 certified company is headquartered in Milpitas, Calif., USA, and maintains domestic and international sales and support locations in the United States and Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America.
For more information, call 408/953-9787.