Tuesday, March 31, 2009

TI Reaches One million mark in Puma 5 Chips for DOCSIS 3.0

Texas Instruments has shipped more than one million Puma 5 DOCSIS 3.0-based products to cable manufacturers, a vast majority of which have helped MSOs (Multiple System Operator) deploy end-equipment in North America, Europe, Asia and South America.

TI's Puma 5 family supports a wide-range of DOCSIS 3.0 end-equipment that can deliver speeds up to 400 Mbps downstream. Additionally, TI provides customers with a cost-optimized, high-performance solution designed for mass market demands of up to 200 Mbps downstream, helping manufacturers get to market quickly in volume.

"This milestone serves as resounding proof that the global cable industry has achieved sweeping success in deploying next-generation DOCSIS 3.0 products and services and is now rolling out these services in volume globally. Over the past two years, TI's customers have helped MSOs drive DOCSIS 3.0 deployments in every major region around the world, while continuing to enhance interoperability and gain valuable field experience," said Ran Senderovitz, TI's Digital Connected Home business manager.