Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) representatives have confirmed that a picture making the Internet rounds is indeed the Cisco Systems-made next-generation gateway for Comcast's X1 platform.
Comcast made the confirmation to Multichannel News, which found the image posted in a DSL Reports message board. No further comment was offered up.
Speaking to a "person familiar with the initiative," Multichannel's Jeff Baumgartner says the follow-up to the XG1 (dubbed the XG2) won't feature DVR storage, which likely means it will work with Comcast's Cloud DVR.
Comcast has said that future X1 gateways will support HEVC/H.265 compression needed to decode 4K/Ultra HD signals.
The front (top) and back (bottom) of the Cisco-made gateway for the X1 platform, compiled from images circulated via DSL Reports.
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