News Release

Cisco Technologies Enable Service Providers to Empower Consumers' Connected Life

With the Network as the Platform, Operators Can Deliver More Intelligence, More Services, More Experiences
May 15, 2008

SAN JOSE, Calif. - May 15, 2008 - Cisco today announced plans to showcase the continued momentum and execution of the Cisco® Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) architecture at The Cable Show 2008. With the Cisco end-to-end network and progressive technologies, service providers can evolve into true experience providers, harnessing the power of the network to deliver next-generation video and data-based services and fulfill the consumer demand for more services on more screens.

The ability to deliver these personalized experiences anywhere, anytime, and to virtually any device creates a host of new Connected Life opportunities for accelerated service provider growth and enhanced customer satisfaction. At the show, Cisco will illustrate the ways in which the company enables service providers to protect and expand their business offerings while creating service growth opportunities. Highlights include:

  • Solutions for the Connected Life
    • Next-generation tru2wayTM set-tops, featuring DVRs with 320-GB hard drive option
    • New switched tuning adapter, Model STA1520
    • New modems: DPQ2160 data modem, DPC2202 voice and data modem, and the DPC3202 DOCSIS 3.0 voice and data modem
    • tru2way applications
    • New navigation options
    • New IP-enabled services featuring the DRG2800 IP Services Gateway including:
      • Ubiquitous content/personal content sharing within the Connected Home
      • Unified communications
      • Security, monitoring and automation

    • IP video, data, voice and wireless solutions, including DOCSIS® 3.0 CMTS and voice/data modems
    • Business services including Ethernet over DOCSIS and voice services for small and medium-sized businesses

  • Solutions to extend and scale the network:
    • Switched digital video
    • Advanced compression/transcoding
    • DOCSIS 3.0 downstream and upstream channel bonded solutions
    • DOCSIS passive optical network for fiber-to-the-home greenfield deployments

  • Content delivery system (CDS)
    • Next-generation video-on-demand (VoD)
    • Cross-platform video delivery
    • Audience measurement
    • Hyper-syndicated video

  • Advanced Advertising via:
    • Switched digital video
    • VoD through Cisco Content Delivery System (CDS)
    • Interactive advertising applications

Additional Programs

Cisco executives and industry experts will be among the featured speakers at the show. For a detailed list of speakers and topics, please click here.

Cisco launched today its Cable Show Podcast Series featuring video and audio podcasts, promoting thought leadership on industry hot topics including: Switched Digital Video, Advanced Advertising, Visual Networking, DOCSIS 3.0 and Video 2.0: Getting to 3 screens.

**To arrange an interview or booth visit with Cisco executives at The Cable Show 2008, please contact Sara Stutzenstein at

The Cable Show online Press Kit is available at

The Cable Show
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, La.
May 18-20, 2008
Booth 2811