CASTLENET MODEM RECEIVES CABLELABS DOCSIS 2.0 CERTIFICATION.
"Achieving certification with Conexant's CX24951 cable modem product enables us to offer customers a complete hardware and software DOCSIS 2.0 solution that meets today's competitive cable landscape," said Al Servati, director of cable modem product marketing for Conexant's Broadband Communications segment. "We will continue to focus our efforts on developing highly integrated, flexible cable modem offerings that support worldwide standards and application-specific requirements while providing a platform that supports features designed to meet the growing demand for advanced data, voice and video services."
About the CX24951
Conexant's new CX24951 device builds on the proven dual-processor architecture of the company's earlier solutions to provide the highest-performance and lowest-power consumption of any cable modem chip on the market today. The device supports upstream physical-layer modulation technologies, including advanced time division multiple access (A-TDMA) and synchronous code division multiple access (S-CDMA). The CX24951 has been enhanced to offer 500 millions of instructions per second (MIPS) of processing power and is backward compatible with earlier cable modem standards.
Conexant's family of cable modem products includes integrated circuits and software that enable manufacturers to deliver a wide range of products such as PCs, set-top boxes, and residential gateways that support home networking and IP telephony. These solutions support a wide variety of interconnect options including universal serial bus (USB), Ethernet, USB/Ethernet, and peripheral component interconnect (PCI) cable modems.
Conexant Systems, Inc., a provider of semiconductor system solutions for communications applications, leverages its expertise in mixed-signal processing to deliver integrated systems and semiconductor products through two separate businesses.
The Broadband Communications business develops and delivers integrated semiconductor solutions that enable digital entertainment and information networks for the home and small office. Its product portfolio includes all of the building blocks required for bridging cable, satellite, and terrestrial data and digital video networks.
Mindspeed Technologies, the company's Internet infrastructure business, designs, develops and sells semiconductor networking solutions for communications applications in enterprise, access, metropolitan and wide area networks. Conexant is headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif.
Conexant can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.conexant.com or http://www.mindspeed.com.
For more information, call 949/483-7363.
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|Publication:||Modem User News|
|Date:||May 1, 2003|
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