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Netgear cable eMTA receives CableLabs' certification.

Worldwide Computer Products News-19 December 2008-Netgear cable eMTA receives CableLabs' certification(C)1995-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD

Netgear Inc (NasdaqGM:NTGR), a network technology company, announced on 18 December that its embedded Multimedia Terminal Adapter for cable operators, Cable eMTA (CVD31XT), for delivering Data and Packetcable Voice, received DOCSIS 3.0 and PacketCable 1.5 certification in CableLabs' Certification Wave 64.

The certification assures customers that the eMTA is compliant with the DOCSIS 3.0 standard, which specifies support for at least four bonded channels downstream and four bonded channels upstream resulting in data rates of 160Mb/s downstream and 120Mb/s upstream.

The company said that achieving these certifications is 'a milestone in innovation for Netgear'.

The CVD31XT Cable eMTA is future-proof with Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) and is also backwards compatible with earlier DOCSIS standards. It supports remote management and provisioning, plug-in installation and post-installation manageability with Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). It also offers both USB 2.0 and Gigabit Ethernet ports so users can take full advantage of their high-speed WAN connections for enjoying a broad spectrum of multimedia, including IP telephony, high-speed Web access, file sharing, multimedia conferencing, video streaming and download, high performance gaming and MP3 downloading. The CVD31XT also comes equipped with a back-up battery to maintain service during power failures.

No product price details were disclosed.

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