Monday, May 30, 2011

Broadcom Develops 1G-EPON SoC

Broadcom unveiled a system-on-a-chip (SoC) solution for the Ethernet Passive Optical Network (EPON) market – China's fastest growing broadband technology.

The new BCM53600 series is the first in a family of highly optimized, 1G to 10G scalable, and fully integrated single chip PON MDU SoCs. The highly integrated 1G-EPON SoC offer TR-101, TR-156, and CTC2.1 specification compliance. It delivers end-to-end quality of service (QoS), classification, filtering, and security. IPv6 support provides a future-proof solution for next generation deployments and service upgrades. Multiple interfaces provide flexibility for a smooth transition to evolving technology and multiple deployment scenarios including VDSL, VoIP, 10G-EPON and GPON.