Testing for the Modern Network
We help manufacturers get products to market. Regardless of whether you are ready for pre-certification testing, certification, troubleshooting, or testing for network deployments, we ensure your implementation delivers the highest quality of service with a complete testing solution that verifies compliancy and performance.
We are leaders in DOCSIS testing, which is the global standard for transferring data over coax and HFC-based networks. In addition to DOCSIS testing, we provide expansive network testing for fiber-based technologies, voice, CMTS, and other network systems.
Kyrio provides full-service testing including:
- Cable modem certification, pre-certification, debugging
- CMTS qualification and debugging
- Network sandbox simulations
- Software image validation
- Proof-of-concept testing
- Pro-active network maintenance metrics
- High Speed Data CORE+ Testing:
- Product upgrade, new hardware
- Speed & Stability
- Whole Home Testing
- Live Network
In the near future, we also expect to offer R-Phy, Coherent Optics, and Full Duplex DOCSIS services. To learn more, contact us.
Wireless Broadband Alliance Certification
Kyrio provides certification testing under the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) for operators and device manufacturers. By undergoing WBA Carrier Wireless Services Certification (CWSC) testing, operators and equipment vendors can test their devices in a real network environment to ensure the very best end customer experience.
Open Connectivity Foundation Certification
Kyrio offers IoT device certification testing under the Open Connectivity Foundation specification. The foundation has developed a rigorous specification and certification process to ensure interoperability of smart devices. The certification process is open to businesses in a variety of industries, including consumer, enterprise, industrial, automotive and health industries.
CableLabs Certified and Qualified Products
To better support our customers and evolving business needs, Kyrio is now the one-stop shop for a variety of testing and certification programs, previously performed by CableLabs.
Working in cooperation with cable operators and cable equipment manufacturers, CableLabs has developed various specification that facilitate the manufacture of interoperable cable devices, including cable modems, set top boxes, digital television, and telephony.
“CableLabs Certified®” or “CableLabs Qualified” means that the device has passed a series of tests for compliance with the applicable specification and has demonstrated interoperable functionality with other CableLabs certified devices. Visit CableLabs for a full list of certified and qualified products.
Steps to Submit Your Device For Certification
3. Refer to the Security Documents for information regarding the timeline and process for obtaining digital certificates and manufacturers CVCs required for certification
4. Download and view these CableLabs Resource Documents:
Certification Requirements and Resources
- Certification Requirements and Guidelines (Current Guidelines: CW121)
- Certification Requirements and Guidelines (New Guidelines: CW122 – Effective July 14)
- UDCP Test Requirements
- North American and European Certification Wave Schedule
- DOCSIS 3.1 Certification Frequently Asked Questions
Certification & Qualification Fees
Prices are effective CW119. Please click the “+” symbol for a breakdown of fees based on the the device you are interested in certifying.
DOCSIS-BASED CPE DEVICES
DOCSIS-BASED CPE DEVICES, PRICES EFFECTIVE AT 12:00 PM MDT, July 14 Initial Submission (May include VFI and/or ECMM) Fixed Wave Submission Device Update Core Phase Update Secondary Phase Update Flex Submission DOCSIS® 3.1 Cable Modem N/A See Core and Secondary $50,000.00 $60,000.00 $135,000.00 DOCSIS® 3.0 Cable Modem $75,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A $95,000.00 EuroDOCSIS® 3.0 Cable Modem $85,000.00 $26,000.00 N/A N/A $100,000.00 DOCSIS 2.0/EuroDOCSIS 2.0/1.1/1.0 Cable Modem $75,000.00 $15,000.00 N/A N/A $95,000.00 DOCSIS-BASED CPE DEVICES, PRICES EFFECTIVE UNTIL 11:59 AM MDT, July 14 Initial Submission (May include VFI and/or ECMM) Wave Submission Device Update Flex Submission Flex/Success Submission DOCSIS® 3.1 Cable Modem $120,000.00 $30,000.00 N/A $150,000.00 DOCSIS® 3.0 Cable Modem $75,000.00 $15,000.00 $95,000.00 N/A EuroDOCSIS® 3.0 Cable Modem $85,000.00 $26,000.00 $100,000.00 N/A DOCSIS 2.0/EuroDOCSIS 2.0/1.1/1.0 Cable Modem $75,000.00 $15,000.00 $95,000.00 N/A Add-Ons Initial Submission (In addition to base fees): Any Submission Device Update PacketCable™ 1.5 or EuroPacketCable™ 1.5 $40,000.00 $20,000.00 L2VPN $22,000.00 $9,000.00 Cable Gateway $33,000.00 $14,000.00 Subsequent Submission (including ECMM-Based) Recertification Submission OEM / Paper Submissions DOCSIS® 3.1 Cable Modem $60,000.00 $20,000.00 DOCSIS® 3.0 Cable Modem $40,000.00 $15,000.00 EuroDOCSIS® 3.0 Cable Modem $40,000.00 $15,000.00 DOCSIS® 2.0/EuroDOCSIS 2.0/1.1/1.0 Cable Modem $40,000.00 $15,000.00 Add-Ons Subsequent Submission (In addition to base fees): Recertification Submission OEM / Paper Submissions PacketCable™ 1.5 or EuroPacketCable™ 1.5 $20,000.00 No additional Fee L2VPN $9,000.00 No additional Fee Cable Gateway $14,000.00 No additional Fee
UDCP TESTING FEES CERTIFICATION OR PRACTICE WAVE Verification $30,000.00 Practice Run $20,000.00 Digital Output and Recording Technology Review $35,000.00 Appeal Fee $10,000.00
Other CPE DEVICES
Other CPE DEVICES First Submission FLEX SUBMISSION DEVICE UPDATE DPoE 1.0 ONU $25,000.00 $7,500.00 Multi-Stream Card $50,000.00 N/A OCUR $75,000.00 N/A Tuning Resolver $20,000.00 N/A Other CPE DEVICES Subsequent Submission RECERTIFICATION FEE OEM / PAPER SUBMISSION DPoE 1.0 ONU $15,000.00 $10,000.00 Multi-Stream Card $15,000.00 N/A OCUR $15,000.00 $10,000.00 Tuning Resolver $15,000.00 $10,000.00
DOCSIS 3.1 HEADEND FEES
CMTS Feature Set Testing Units Fees 1 Test Unit $25,000 5 Test Units $75,000 10 Test Units $125,000 20 Test Units $200,000 D3.1 CMTS FEATURE SET # OF TEST UNITS D3.1 Base 5 Downstream PHY & DSCB (D3.0 & D3.1) 2 Upstream PHY & USCB (D3.0 & D3.1) 2 Advanced QoS 2 Dynamic Operations (includes Profile changes, DBC, DCC, DPD Change, DSX, UCD Change) 2 Multicast 2 Security (D3.0 & D3.1) 2 EM (includes EM1x1 & DLS) 2 OSS 2 Fault Conditions (includes CM-STATUS) 2 PNM 2 Profile testing & Probing 2 PacketCable Feature Set # OF TEST UNITS PC-DQoS 2 PC-SEC 2 PCMM 2 DOCSIS version Independent # OF TEST UNITS L2VPN 1 DSG 1
DOCSIS 3.0 HEADEND FEES
CMTS Feature Set Testing Units Fees 1 Test Unit $25,000 5 Test Units $75,000 10 Test Units $125,000 20 Test Units $200,000 D3.0 CMTS FEATURE SET # OF TEST UNITS DOCSIS 2.0 D2.0 (without SCDMA) 4 DOCSIS 3.0 # OF TEST UNITS D3.0_MAC_Base 2 PHY 1 DRFI 1 Provisioning (IPv4 & IPv6) 1 DSCB 1 USCB 1 Advanced QoS 1 Dynamic Operations 1 Security 1 SCDMA 1 Multicast 1 EM1x1 1 OSS 1 Optional Features 1 PacketCable Feature Set # OF TEST UNITS PC-DQoS 1 PC-SEC 1 PCMM
1 DOCSIS version Independent # OF TEST UNITS L2VPN 1 DSG 1
OTHER HEADEND EQUIPMENT
OTHER HEADEND EQUIPMENT QUALIFICATION OR PRACTICE WAVE REQUALIFICATION OEM SUBMISSION DPoE 1.0 System $75,000 $40,000 $35,000 DOCSIS® EQAM $70,000 $40,000 $35,000
EURODOCSIS 3.0 HEADEND EQUIPMENT
EUROPACKETCABLE 1.0/1.5 EUROPACKETCABLE MULTIMEDIA QUALIFICATION REQUALIFICATION HEADEND CMTS: Full Profile for EuroDOCSIS only (without LI) $192,170.00 $115,307.50 CMTS: Full EuroDOCSIS + EuroPacketCable $231,921.25 $139,150.00 CMTS: Full EuroDOCSIS + EuroPacketCable Multimedia $231,921.25 $139,150.00 CMTS: Full EuroDOCSIS + EuroPacketCable + EuroPacketCable Multimedia $258,431.25 $155,058.75 FEATURE BASED EURODOCSIS 3.0 CMTS SUBMISSIONS EUROPACKETCABLE 1.0/1.5 EUROPACKETCABLE MULTIMEDIA FEES Basic (always mandatory) $115,500.00 UCB $12,100.00 DBC $9,900.00 IPv6 $9,900.00 Multicast $9,900.00 Security $9,900.00 S-CDMA $9,900.00 OSS $9,900.00 LI $9,900.00 SUM (if submitted for all feature sets) $196,900.00 EuroPacketCable $41,250.00 EuroPacketCable MM $41,250.00 EuroPacketCable + EuroPacketCable MM $68,750.00 Re-verification for a passed feature set (within next 4 waves) 0.6 x fee feature set
For EuroDOCSIS 2.0 and earlier CMTS submissions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Kyrio is a valuable resource at any stage of the development lifecycle. A critical step in successful implementations or deployments in real world environments requires testing to understand the performance of your devices. We offer a full suite of wireless testing to deploy your high-quality networks. Kyrio wireless testing services profiles Wi-Fi devices, including network gateways, embedded and standalone Wi-Fi access points, antenna and enclosure designs, and end user devices. Our Rohde & Schwarz anechoic chamber, lxia lxChariot, IxVeriWave equipment, octoBox testbed, and 5,000 sq. ft. test house provide environments engineered to meet the testing demands of devices deployed in today’s and tomorrow’s residential and commercial networks. To win the market and create effortless end user experiences, you must provide a quality wireless connection. We specialize in performance measurement testing including:
- RF characterization
- TIS TRP
- Real world testing in our test house
To learn more, contact us.
Carrier Wireless Services Certification
Testing Services now offers the Wireless Broadband Alliance’s (WBA) Carrier Wireless Services Certification (CWSC) testing and certification program. This testing leverages operators’ live end-to-end networks and is beneficial to both operators and equipment vendors. Operators maximize customer satisfaction by ensuring that the service, equipment and configurations work properly within the network and with roaming partners. Equipment vendors are able to accelerate their time to market with Kyrio’s testing platform, allowing vendors to test equipment on real operator networks and between roaming partners.
In tomorrow’s connected home someone may be controlling the lights on their app, and someone else is streaming music on the wireless speakers. A connected car pulls through the driveway to initiate changes to the thermostat and house security settings. These numerous functions operate simultaneously, powered by different applications. The entire IoT ecosystem requires interoperability, security, connectivity, and reliability. Kyrio’s IoT device testing ensures devices are ready for the connected future, regardless of make or manufacturer.
To learn more, contact us.
Open Connectivity Foundation Certification
Kyrio is an authorized test lab (ATL) for businesses seeking certification from the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF). The foundation has developed a rigorous specification and certification process to ensure interoperability of smart devices. The certification process is open to businesses in a variety of industries, including consumer, enterprise, industrial, automotive and health industries. Learn more about Kyrio’s OCF Certification
Kyrio is driving agility and expediting service delivery and creation through Software Defined Network (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV) interoperability testing. Our SDN NFV interoperability laboratory is vendor neutral and open to all OEM’s, developers, integrators, researchers, network operators, equipment vendors, and cable operators. Companies that use our lab focus on:
- Demonstrating capabilities to customers
- Collaborating with other innovative participants in the SDN/NFV ecosystem
- Validating use cases
- Ensuring products and services are ready for network deployment
To learn more, contact us.
Kyrio offers over 14,000 square feet of lab space to companies who wish to use this development area. Kyrio’s development lab is a fantastic tool for product development, validation, and proactive testing. It provides access to our wealth of equipment and customized services including:
- Access to CableLabs certified products, project test scripts, fixtures and test equipment
- Access to five unique video streams
- State-of-the-art labs open 24/7
- Pre-certification preparation and private lab space
- Bug identification and troubleshooting
To learn more, contact us.
Interoperability events when offered by CableLabs provide vendors with the opportunity to test their products in a multi-vendor environment and/or with CableLabs-provided testing platforms. In addition, Kyrio can help host interoperability events, and oftentimes Kyrio also supports CableLabs-hosted interoperability events.
Interoperability events are held for the benefit of product maturity only and will not result in Certification Board decisions. Events will be held for the purpose of validating multi-vendor interoperability in an as-complete end-to-end network environment as available. Email email@example.com to schedule an interoperability event.
“Kyrio and its Wi-Fi testing service played a critical role in ensuring Shaw made the right technology decisions when we rolled out a new multimillion-dollar service offering to our business customers.”