DOCSIS (Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification) is the standard for cable modems developed by CableLabs. There are 4 versions of the standard:

  • DOCSIS 1.0 - targeted at 1995-1996 technology, widely deployed around the world
  • DOCSIS 1.1 - enhanced verion of DOCSIS 1.0, particulary the QOS features
  • DOCSIS 2.0 - features much higher upstream throughput
  • eDOCSIS - in development, a framework for embedding DOCSIS cable modems in other products

DOCSIS is an international ITU, SCTE, and ETSI standard.

More info:

DOCSIS Overview - Powerpoint presentation
Created by: jht2, Last modification: Tue 09 of Sep, 2003 (23:06 UTC)
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