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kevinds

join:2003-05-01
Calgary, AB
kudos:2
reply to tim tim tim

Re: ftth is too expensive.

Here, DOCSIS3 plans are up to 250mbps, so very easy to do 100mbps.

And the Comcast user who can't get 12/2 with a SB510x, DOCSIS3 will likely help you, it might not. The SB510x modems will only use one channel, a number of them on your node doing lots of traffic, will saturate the single channel, DOCSIS3, will use 2-8 channels, spreading the traffic out to different channels on compatible modems.

Single channel is ~38mbps, so if you have 3 modems trying to do 12/2, that will work, but there is not enough bandwidth to do 4 modems at full speed on DOCSIS2 on a node.
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Joe232

@comcast.net

Yes, operating on several channels at a slower speed will make up for limitations on a single channel. An added bonus is that the connection won't drop or have terrible packet loss like trying to run near 99% of modem's RF ability will.