Cisco cBR Series Converged Broadband Routers

Evolve your CCAP with the cBR-8

Deliver multigigabit broadband services with the Cisco cBR-8, an evolved Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP). The cBR-8 is designed to support distributed access architectures, Remote PHY, DOCSIS 3.0 and 3.1, all video types, and software define networking. The cBR-8 provides the density and features needed to profitably deliver the network services customers want today.

cBR-8 Features

Full convergence

The Cisco cBR-8 Converged Broadband Router provides the high density and capabilities to converge DOCSIS data, MPEG video, and IP video onto a single system, offering cable operators a simple, cost-effective path towards an all-IP infrastructure.

Compact capacity

Delivers up to 1.6 Tbps in a 13 RU, 10 Slot chassis; supporting up to 256 service groups with Remote PHY.

Highly available and resilient

Provides 99.999% availability running the highly resilient Cisco IOS XE software – a modular software architecture with support for memory protection, fault isolation, zero packet loss failure recovery, software patch capabilities, hitless upgrades, and more.

SDN and automation ready

Seamlessly manage your network with standards-based programmatic interfaces.Leverage advances in software-defined networking (SDN) and virtualization technologies to virtualize, integrate, and automate your network.

cBR-8 Converged Cable Access Platform


Support for DOCSIS 3.0 and DOCSIS 3.1 multigigabit services

Distributed Access Architecture

Gain scale and control with Remote PHY shelves and nodes

Converged Services

DOCSIS data, MPEG video, and IP video all on a single system

Scale and Capacity

Scale up to 1.6 Tbps and support up to 256 service groups

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