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October 28, 2009 08:00 ET

Cisco Demonstrates 'The Connected Life -- Delivered Together' With IP Video Technologies at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2009

Cisco Showcases 'Green' Cable Technologies With Reduced Energy Consumption at SCTE Green Pavilion

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - October 28, 2009) -  Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced today it will display a host of medianet technologies at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo Oct. 28-30 in Denver that will enable service provider networks to become the platform for a new generation of advanced broadband and video applications and services. Cisco is working in close collaboration with its service provider customers to enable the Connected Life experience for consumers that offer more personal, social and interactive services to any screen. 

Cisco Exhibit Space: Colorado Convention Center, Denver, Hall C, Booth 13115

Key product demonstrations include:

  • Video Over DOCSIS®: Transform the consumer experience with Cisco's DOCSIS 3.0 infrastructure and Internet Protocol (IP)-capable set-tops while delivering a full suite of linear and on-demand services.
  • Cisco® Digital Service Access Node (DSAN): Free up bandwidth with the transition to all-digital services while continuing to cost-effectively deliver analog programming to multiple dwelling units (MDUs).
  • Multiservice Gateways: Deliver video programming, voice and data services over a single integrated device with the Cisco MGX 8200 Series Edge Concentrators.
  • Business Solutions: Drive revenue growth through virtual private network (VPN) services, cellular backhaul, high-speed Internet, Ethernet over DOCSIS and other advanced business services.

Cisco green products on display at the SCTE Green Pavilion:

  • Cisco RF Gateway-10 Universal Edge QAM: Features low power consumption per QAM. Typical edge QAMs are 8-10 watts per QAM; the Cisco RFGW-10 is currently 5 watts/QAM.
  • Prisma II XD Platform: Offers superior power efficiency with just 7.5 watts per slot.
  • Prisma II High Density 1310nm Transmitter: Requires only 7.5 watts of power to operate.
  • Cisco GS7000 Optical Hub: Made up predominantly of passive devices and low-power erbium-doped fiber amplifiers (EDFAs) and switches. The convenient strand-mount enclosure eliminates the need for costly, time-consuming building costs and permits, and it has no heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) and associated power requirements.
  • Cisco D-PON ONT  (DOCSIS Passive Optical Network Optical Network Terminal): Eliminates the need for the numerous active components (RF amplifiers) in the network, and thus the need for energy to power these components.
  • Cisco next-generation set-top boxes: Consuming 17 percent less energy, on average, than the Tier 1 guidelines specify; Energy Star-qualified.

Cisco booth theater presentations:
Cisco will feature a range of speakers at its in-booth theater covering a number of workshop sessions daily, including topics such as Cable Business Services, MDU Services for the Digital Age and Cable IP Video.

Cisco Cable-Tec Expo Session Speakers:

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