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Cisco cBR Series Converged Broadband Routers

Generate More Revenue with Evolved CCAP

Compete in billboard data rates with multigigabit broadband services and offer revenue-generating, Internet-of-Everything (IoE) services to your subscribers. The Cisco cBR-8 is a next-generation Evolved Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) that helps cable operators support these services with the industry‚Äôs lowest TCO over the next five years.

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Introducing the First Evolved CCAP

Cisco cBR-8 delivers multigigabit and Internet-of-Everything services at a lower TOC to cable operators.

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Key Benefits

  • Transform the network and business into a more agile architecture for future cable innovation
  • Increase subscriber value with a resilient and highly secure platform
  • Significantly reduce TCO

Features

  • 20 times more capacity than current advanced telecommunications computing architecture (ATCA)-based chassis offerings
  • Support for multigigabit DOCSIS 3.1 services
  • Convergence of multiple services that can be deployed at scale with over 96 channels per service group
  • Superior software resiliency with separate control and data planes
  • Distributed access architecture with remote physical (PHY)
  • Software-defined networking (SDN) support and a path to virtualization

Specifications at a Glance

Attribute Specification
Carrier-class system with Cisco ISO-XE3.15S Delivers 99.999% availability
Compact and dense CCAP 13 RU and 10-slot chassis
Service group scalability 64 service groups (56 with N+1) and up to 256 service groups with remote-PHY
Downstream capacity 768 unique D3.0 QAM per line card (6144 per chassis), plus a future capability for two orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) blocks per port
Upstream capacity 96 channels per line card, plus a future capability for two OFDMA blocks (96 MHz each) per port
Fully integrated and scalable platform allows higher-bandwidth new services deployment Over 1 Terabit backplane and 8 + 8 10 GE WAN ports and 80 + 80 Gbps WAN backhaul
Performance (forwarding) with service intelligence Up to 200 Gbps with features activated

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