Glossary

Acronyms

  Acronym Meaning
A ACL
ASIC
ATS
Access Control List
Application-Specific Integrated Circuit
Access, Transport & Supplies
B BC
BCS
Bm
BSoD
BW
Blocking Capacitors
Broadband Communications Systems
Bandwidth Manager
Business Services Over DOCSIS
Bandwidth
C CALA
CAM
CATV
CDN
CHP
CM
CMTS
COTS
CPE
CRG
CSR
CWDM
Central America Latin America
Cable Access Module
Cable Access Television
Content Delivery Network
Converged Headend Platform
Cable Modem
Cable Modem Termination System
Commercial-Off-The-Shelf
Customer Premise Equipment
Cable Residential Gateway
Customer Service Representative
Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing
D DAC
DC
DECT
DOCSIS®
DP
DPI
DRM
DS
DTI
DWDM
Digital to Analog Converter
Direct Current
Digital Enhanced Cordless Technology
Data-Over-Cable Service Interface Specification
Delivery Platforms
Digital Program Insertion
Digital Rights Management
Downstream
DOCSIS® Timing Interface
Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing
E E/O
E/O Tx
EAS
EBITDA
EDFA
Edge QAM
EMS
E-MTA
ePON
ePON OLT
ePON ONU
ERM
Electro-Optical
Electro-Optical Transmit
Extended Area Service
Earnings Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortization
Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier
Edge Quadrature Amplitude Modulation
Element/Event Management System
Embedded Multimedia Terminal Adapter
Ethernet Passive Optical Network
Ethernet Passive Optical Network/Optical Line Terminator
Ethernet Passive Optical Network/Optical Network Unit
Edge Resource Manager
F FiOS
FMC
Fiber Optic Services
Fixed Mobile Convergence
G Gbps
GePON
GHz
GigE
GW
Gigabytes Per Second
Gigabit Ethernet Passive Optical Network
Gigahertz
Gigabit Ethernet
Gateway
H HD
HDTV
HFC
HHP
HP
HSD
HTTP
HW
High Definition
High Definition Television
Hybrid Fiber Coax
Households Passed
Homes Passed
High Speed Data
HyperText Transport Protocol
Hardware
I I/O
IP
IPDR
IPTV
IPV6
Input/output
Internet Protocol
Internet Protocol Detail Record
Internet Protocol Television
Internet Protocol Version Six
K km Kilometers
L LED
LTM
Light Emitting Diode
Link Trace Message
M M&A
MAC
Mbps
MCS
MDX
MHz
MOCA
MPEG
MPEG2TS
MSO
MTA
Mergers and Acquisitions
Media/Medium Access Control
Megabits per Second
Media & Communications Systems
MDX: Media Distribution switch (“X”)
Megahertz
Multimedia Over Coax Alliance
Moving Pictures Experts Group
MPEG-2 Transport Stream
Multiple Systems Operator
Multimedia Terminal Adapter
N NAT
NC
NDVR
NOC
nPVR
Network Address Translation
Narrowcast
Network Digital Video Recorder
Network Operation Centers
Network Personal Video Recorder
O O/E
OAM
OAM&P
ODN
ONT
ONU
Optical Tx/FX
OSS
OTN
Optic to Electric
Operations, Administration and Maintenance
Operations Administration Maintenance and Provisioning
Optical Distribution Network
Optical Network Terminal
Optical Network Unit
Optical Transmit/Foreign eXchange
Operations Support System
Optical Transport Network
P P2P
PC/PCMM
PHY
PON
PON ONU
PVR
Peer to Peer
PacketCable™/PacketCable Multimedia
Physical Layer
Passive Optical Network
Passive Optical Network/Optical Network Unit
Personal Video Recorder
Q QAM
QoE
QoS
Quadrature Amplitude Modulation
Quality of Experience
Quality of Service
R R&D
RAM
RAM
RCM
RF
RF over Glass
RF Tx
RFOG
RFoG ONU
RGUs
RU
RX
Research and Development
Random Access Memory
Random-Access Memory
Router Control Module
Radio Frequency
Radio Frequency over Glass
Radio Frequency over Transmit
Radio Frequency over Glass
Radio Frequency over Glass Optical Network Unit
Revenue-Generating Units
Rack Unit
Receive
S SAS
SATA
SBS
SCDMA
SCM
SD
SDV
SG
SG&A
SIP
SMB
SPM
SRM
SRS
SSD
STB
SW
Serial attached SCSI (Small Computer System Interface)
Serial ATA (interface standard for PC's)
Stimulated Bruillion Scattering
Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access
System Control Modules
Standard Definition
Switched Digital Video
Service Group
Sales, General and Administration
Standard Internet Protocol
Small and Medium Businesses
Self Phase Modulation
Session Resource Manager
Stimulated Raman Scattering
Solid State Drive
Set-top Box
Software
T TB
TDM
TSR
TWC
TX
Terra Byte
Time Division Multiplexing / TanDeM
Technical Service Representative
Time Warner Corporation
Transmit
U U:D
UEQ
US
Upstream:Downstream
Universal Edge QAM
Upstream
V VAR
VBR
VDC
VOD
VoIP
Value Added Resellers
Variable Bit Rate
Volts Direct Current
Video on Demand
Voice Over Internet P
W WBM
WiMax
Wideband Modem
Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access
X XMS
XMTR
XPM
any (“X”) Media Stored and streamed
Optical Transmitter
Cross Phase Modulation