Integrated circuits provider MaxLinear is providing ARRIS with the MxL261 dual-wideband tuner + quad demodulator for a new family of DOCSIS 3.0 consumer premise equipment (CPE). The MxL261 is a dual-wideband tuner, quad QAM demodulator digital cable front-end chip with the ability to capture eight channels in two independent 100MHz input frequency bands located anywhere in the cable spectrum.

ARRIS is using the MxL261 in a full range of eight-channel DOCSIS 3.0 CPE including, the TG862 Wireless Gateway, the TM822 E-MTA, the TM804 four-line E-MTA, and the CM820 cable modem. The ARRIS Touchstone CPE products is a portfolio of solutions that support cable operators as they develop services for their upgraded DOCSIS 3.0 markets. This line of products incorporates data-only modems, two and four-line E-MTAs, and integrated wireless voice and data modems. Several of the telephony-enabled products are equipped with battery back-up for emergency use during a power outage and diagnostic tools for remote fault detection for inside wiring, off-hook instances, or network challenges that may affect a subscriber’s experience. These features help cable operators ensure that they are providing the best quality service to their subscribers.

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Residents in the Westwood neighborhood of Mesa, Arizona, can now sign up for Google Fiber’ s 8 Gig service for $150 per month. It’s also offering its flagship 1 Gig service

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