cable/DSL gateway

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cable/DSL gateway

A device that connects multiple computers to a cable or DSL line for Internet access. Also called a "residential gateway," "modem/router," "home gateway" and "Internet gateway," it includes a modem for the cable or DSL service, an Ethernet switch to connect (typically four) computers by wire and a router. The device may also include an access point for Wi-Fi, in which case it is a wireless router and modem in one unit. See wireless router, cable modem and DSL modem.


A DSL Gateway
This unit from Zoom Telephonics combines a DSL modem, switch and router in one appliance. Most routers for homes and small offices include a firewall.
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New challenges have emerged for home gateways, such as easier access to unacceptable content, poorly configured software stacks and increasing cyber-attacks in regards with Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets, as the proliferation of network applications becomes more inter weaved with upcoming smart appliances and wearable technology.
As the CAT-iq base station migrates into the home gateway, chip sets from different vendors will be required to be interoperable with each other and deliver the full feature spectrum regardless of the underlying silicon.
The order includes Tilgin HG 2300 Home Gateways, Tilgin Home Gateway software (HGA) and tGem device licenses.
The new Home Gateway Reference Design is the latest example of TI's commitment to helping developers create innovative technology that reduces energy consumption and smarter connected devices for the smart grid.
This advanced know-how will become leverage for us to find a new market for our home gateway server, which is the next generation set-top box.
Broadband access solutions provider Tilgin AB said today that it has introduced a full Gigabit platform for Home Gateways.
Technology said it is using the joint technology to power its new home gateway, the Power IA Smarthome UB2100.
BroadLight, the leading supplier of fiber access processors, announced today its upcoming service centric gateway demonstration at the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) Meeting, on June 6th-10th, 2011 in Sevilla, Spain.
In January 2013, Tilgin signed a new frame agreement directly with the operator covering all of Tilgin Home Gateway models, the new ACS-version tGem and support services.
Spirent Communications plc (LSE: SPT), a global provider of networks, services and device testing, today announced that it is providing the test infrastructure for the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) Test Event that will establish Quality of Service (QoS) metrics and help demonstrate the ability of home gateways to deliver end-to-end QoS for multiplay managed services.
Computer company NEC Corporation (Nasdaq:NIPNY)(Tokyo:6701) has established an agreement with Tatara Systems (Tatara), a femtocell and PC convergence solutions company, enabling it to integrate Tatara's femtocell convergence solution into NEC's Home Gateway Solution architecture.
Tilgin (STO:TILG), a leading provider of Home Gateway solutions for multiplay and next-generation broadband access, today announces a third order from Datateknik, a large systems integrator based in Turkey.