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With climate changes and possible blackouts in Belgium, saving energy is becoming ever more important. So how can the Cable world contribute? The future standard, DOCSIS 3.1, promises advanced energy saving features using DOCSIS Light Sleep (DLS) mode. No need to wait though, the current specification (DOCSIS 3.0) already provides a mechanism to reduce cable modem power usage: Energy Management 1×1. Let’s take a closer look.
When talking about throughput, all sorts of numbers get tossed around. However, it is crucial to clarify what data you are talking about when demonstrating and comparing values. What’s included, and what’s not?
DOCSIS 3.1 uses OFDM(A); this blog explains the basics of multiplexing, modulation and multiple access used with this new technology.