Telecom Lead Asia: Broadcom, a provider of semiconductor
solutions, announced that WASU, a cable operator in Hangzhou, is deploying
its DOCSIS-based Ethernet over Coax (EoC) cable architecture using
cable and network equipment from its partner, Lancable.
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,” said Zhang Changli, President of Research Institute, WASU
Digital TV Media Group.
With increased 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.
The company said that the boosted speed will offer WASU
significant performance and quality of service (QoS) benefits to deliver
reliable, fast and interactive TV, broadband and telecom services to
The company added that more network capacity also enables
operators to offer new services and applications like video chat with better
“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,” said Dan Marotta, Broadcom’s Executive Vice
President and General Manager, Broadband Communications Group:
A few months back, Broadcom Corporation announced that its connected home STB platforms support the Comcast
Device Software Reference Design Kit (RDK) and tru2way on-screen guides.