Next-Generation Residential Gateways
This white paper describes the carriers' vision for the digital home and the multiservice RGs
that will make this vision possible. It also describes the integrated, multifunction system-on-achip
( SoC) that is at the heart of the next-generation multiservice RG.
PMC-Sierra is a leading provider of high-speed broadband communications and storage
semiconductors and MIPS-Powered processors for Enterprise, Access, Metro Optical Transport,
Storage Area Networking and Wireless network equipment. The company offers worldwide
technical and sales support, including a network of offices throughout North America, Europe
and Asia. The company is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the PMCS
symbol and is included in the S&P 500 Index.
About the Author
Eric Eden works in the residential gateway products marketing team. His focus is on product
strategy and next-generation digital home technologies.