About Kyrio Testing Services

At Kyrio we relish a good challenge by creating innovative testing solutions that achieve results beyond existing testing models and methodology. Kyrio Testing Services provides certification, interoperability, performance, and compatibility testing for a wide variety of networked devices. Our team of skilled engineers have delivered testing services for over 20 years to ensure device and service interoperability.

Kyrio's technical expertise and testing environments allows us to provide actionable intelligence to customers to ensure outstanding product quality is achieved in every scenario. Regardless of where you are at in the development lifecycle, Kyrio provides unique and customized testing plans to fit your needs.

Network Testing

Providing the highest quality and optimal network performance

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
    • Wired/Wireless
    • Speed & Stability
    • Whole Home Testing
    • Live Network
    • Interop
    • Onsite/Offsite

In the near future, we also expect to offer R-Phy, Coherent Optics, and Full Duplex DOCSIS services. To learn more, contact us.

Certification Testing

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.

Submit for Certification

Steps to Submit Your Device For Certification

1. Request a log in

2. Request a PST account

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

If you have submitted a device in CW121 or before, then please refer to the following Certification and Requirements Guidelines document.

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
    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 FEES

    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 labs@kyrio.com for more information.

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Wireless Testing

End-to-end product validation and performance measurement

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
  • Throughput
  • Co-existence
  • Connectivity
  • 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.

IoT Testing

IoT device testing to ensure interoperability and reliability

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

SDN/NFV

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.

Development Lab

General Testing

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.

Interop Lab

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 interop-coordinator@kyrio.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.”

Zoran Stakic

Chief Technology Officer and SVP, Technology and Network Operations, Shaw Communications Inc.

The Kyrio staff has over 150 years in combined experience in network, interoperability, wireless and certification testing.

Our state-of-the-art 14,000+ sq. ft. lab has 180 test benches, 175 racks of equipment, and over $20M worth of investment, including an expansive set of network equipment, such as a CMTS, Rohde & Schwarz anechoic chamber, Ixia IXChariot and IXVeriWave software, 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.

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