CommScope’s Low Latency DOCSIS®

Delivering the best round-trip latency for delay sensitive apps

Network latency can frustrate users of delay sensitive applications, causing gaming lag, video buffering, and AR/VR experiences that are far from realistic. In addition, jitter, the variation in latency, adds to the problem by creating unpredictable response times for users.

Low Latency DOCSIS (LLD) creates a fast lane through the HFC network to significantly reduce latency and jitter, while providing network operators with a new revenue stream for high value, low latency services.

CommScope is ready with an end-to-end LLD solution that provides users with low latency performance from the home to the internet, and back.

Low-latency DOCSIS

Challenges and opportunities

Low latency, end-to-end

CommScope’s LLD solution is able to identify delay sensitive traffic, separating it and getting it onto the fast lane. This provides network operators with a powerful platform they can use to give subscribers the speed and responsiveness they need.


New service revenues

There are lots of gamers out there looking for the win. LLD gives them an advantage they’re willing to pay for—and provides network operators with a new revenue opportunity. LLD goes beyond gaming, creating opportunities for other latency sensitive applications like video conferencing, AR/VR, voice services, and more.

Lower latency, happier gamers

In gaming, you make a move and expect an immediate response—but latency can create lag and frustrate gamers. CommScope’s LLD solution addresses this by reducing round trip delay from hundreds of milliseconds to less than 15 ms. In addition, LLD reduces jitter for more predictable response times and a key competitive edge.

Why CommScope?

Industry’s first LLD solution

CommScope fills the gap between need and solution with the industry’s first end-to-end LLD system. The system extends the CableLabs LLD specification with an innovative means of identifying and getting low latency traffic onto the LLD fast lane—opening a whole new class of services.

DOCSIS leadership

When it comes to DOCSIS, you can trust CommScope for innovation and leadership. We have shipped over 200m DOCSIS devices and 10 thousand CMTS systems to network operators throughout the world.

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Now meets next

CommScope continues to shape the network of the future. Our extensive portfolio, flexible architecture, and professional services capabilities enable service providers to continually evolve their broadband networks.
From material design to solving the most complex architecture or bandwidth challenges, our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, wired, and wireless infrastructure underpins the networks of today—and tomorrow. We’re always anticipating what’s next, to ensure you’re always ahead.

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Building broadband for 2021 and beyond

There’s no doubt that communications networks are playing a greater role in our lives than ever. CommScope is the company to help you maximize your current network and invest in new solutions that can help you reduce latency, expand bandwidth, improve the upstream, and expand revenue opportunities for years to come.

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