ELSA Cable Modem Wins Euro DOCSIS Certification Tuesday 13 March 2001 PDF Print ELSA presents new plug&play broadband solutions at CeBIT 2001 THEALE, 12 March, 2001-Internet access and computer graphics board vendor ELSA has been granted Euro DOCSIS certification for its ELSA MicroLink Cable modems Certification by the ECB (Euro DOCSIS Certification Board) and compliance with European DOCSIS (Data Over Cable Interface Specification) standards guarantees complete compatibility with the technology of the leading European cable providers. Already approved by the US standards body, CableLabs since November 2000 the latest Euro DOCSIS certification opens the way for ELSA's further expansion in the European cable modem market. After the US, Europe is the most significant market for broadband access solutions over cable TV networks. Dataquest forecasts that approx. 1.3 million cable modems will be shipped in Europe this year, and approx. 2 million in 2002. This corresponds to an annual market growth rate of more than 53%. At CeBIT 2001 (March 22-28 in Hannover, Germany), ELSA (Hall 9, Booth B64) will present an extensive range of broadband access solutions, including cable and DSL products. Background ELSA is one of the leading providers of Internet access and computer graphics solutions for the PC. Its product range includes modems, ISDN adapters, ISDN and DSL routers, videoconferencing systems, graphics boards and monitors. ELSA was founded in 1980 and today has around 700 employees. In addition to its headquarters in Aachen, Germany, it also maintains subsidiaries in San José (USA), Taipei (Taiwan) and Tokyo (Japan) as well as in London (UK), Paris (France), Milan (Italy), Madrid (Spain) and Stockholm (Sweden). Since June 1998, ELSA AG shares are traded on the "Neuer Markt" trading segment (WKN 507 360) of the Frankfurt stock exchange in Germany. Names in this press release may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The ELSA logo is a registered trademark. ELSA G.B. Ltd, 1210 Parkview, Arlington Business Park, Theale, Berkshire RG7 4TY Tel: 0118 965 7755 Fax: 0118 965 7756 Freephone sales no.: 08000 56 34 45 Web site: http://www.elsa.co.uk Press contact: Frank Smith, Kim Williams, The Edge Partnership, Phone: 01625 511966, Fax: 01625 511967 Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Register with the ELSA Press Lounge on: http://presslounge.elsa.co.uk * Tailored press information * Online product review requests * Comprehensive photo library This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Context PR in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.