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Scott Helms khelms at
Tue Feb 2 16:18:31 UTC 2016


That very small upside for an extreme downside.  Trying to hire someone to
work on your system with Euro channelization, not to mention buying
amplifiers and passives is a huge PITA.  I have customers in Europe who
decided to do US DOCSIS and they universally wish they had used the local

Scott Helms
Chief Technology Officer
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On Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 11:12 AM, Nick Hilliard <nick at> wrote:

> Scott Helms wrote:
> > My 2 cents, buy CMTS/CCAP gear that's upgradeable to D3.1, ie CBR8,
> E6000,
> > or the big Casa unit, for the time being shoot for 24 channel downstream
> > bonding groups (24 * ~37mbps - overhead) which yields about 740 mbps
> > usable.
> the good thing about eurodocsis is that it gives you a full 1gig usable
> if you're bonding over 24 channels.  There's a natural residential
> performance plateau at 1G because 10G NICs haven't really made it to the
> consumer level yet, which means that if you want to hand off > 1gbit,
> things become more expensive and/or more complicated.
> Nick

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