ARRIS has announced that the newest models in its Touchstone family of DOCSIS 3.0 embedded multimedia terminal adapters (E-MTAs), wireless gateways and cable modems will be introduced over the next several months. These new products will be on display at both the ANGA Conference, May 4-6 in Cologne, Germany and the NCTA Spring Cable Show, May 11-13 in Los Angeles.
The first four new models to become available will be the:
- TM802 E-MTA, with 8×4 channel bonding and battery backup
- TM902 E-MTA, with 8×4 channel bonding, without battery backup
- TG852 wireless gateway, with 8×4 channel bonding, 802.11n wireless capability battery backup and 4 port GigE routing
- CM900 data modem, with 8×4 channel bonding
Subsequent models will have similar options for 802.11n wireless functionality, will be available with or without battery backup and will possess Touchstone’s advanced diagnostics and reporting capabilities, as well as a variety of other features and configurations designed to meet the evolving needs of cable operators around the world.