2Wire launches nextgen home gateway for IPTV

Home gateway manufacturer, 2Wire, which in July was acquired by British set-top-box maker Pace for $475 million, today rolled out a new HomePortal intelligent residential gateway that supports current and emerging VDSL applications.

The company said the HomePortal 3801HGV gateway offers service providers a turnkey solution for quickly delivering triple play services to their subscribers, and builds upon its popular HomePortal 3800HGV gateway, the most widely deployed VDSL gateway in the world.

"With this gateway as the hub of the home network, service providers can quickly deploy high-definition IPTV services as part of a robust and reliable bundle of voice, data, and entertainment services," said Sean Parham, executive vice president and CMO at 2Wire.

The device features a dual-core processor for increased system processing power, an optimized VDSL design for improved connection rates and reach, and a new HomePNA chipset that doubles coax bandwidth and enables support for more in-home video streams, all while leveraging proven HomePortal 3000 series gateway technology.

Designed specifically for high-bandwidth triple play services, the HomePortal 3801HGV intelligent gateway supports fiber to the node (FTTN) and fiber to the premises (FTTP) with an integrated, advanced VDSL2 modem. It supports multimedia coaxial networking within the home for distribution of bandwidth-intensive applications, such as high-definition video, over existing coaxial cables.

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