Cable Products

Montage LZ offers a complete set of semiconductor solutions for cable set-top boxes, including tuner, demodulator, and multi-format video decoders supporting HEVC/H.264/MPEG-4/MPEG-2/AVS/AVS+/VC1 etc. The product category extends to 2-in-1 combo SoCs of tuner + demodulator or demodulator + decoder, and the memory integrated SiP solutions. The unified software architecture enables easy upgrading and platform designs for different operators and market segments. Based on the field-proven technologies, millions of Montage LZ SoC based STBs have been deployed around the globe. Cable Product List

Cable Solutions

Standard-definition STB High-definition STB Ultra High-definition STB

"M88TC6800 + M88CC5000-S" Total Solution (DVB-C, H.264/MPEG-4/MPEG-2/AVS/AVS+, Advanced CA)

M88CC5000-S is an H.264/MPEG-4/MPEG-2/AVS/AVS+ SD decoder SoC with QAM demodulator. With advanced CA functions and DDR memory in a SiP package, the decoder can be used together with Montage LZ’s hybrid silicon tuner M88TC6800 to provide a high-performance, low-power consumption, feature-rich solution for one way H.264 SD application in FTA or Pay-TV markets.

"M88TC6800 + M88HM1521" Total Solution (DVB-C, MPEG-2, CA)

This solution consists of a highly-integrated, matured DVB-C Demodulator & MPEG-2 Decoder SoC M88HM1521 and a high-performance cable hybrid silicon tuner M88TC6800. Specifically designed for one-way cable standard-definition applications, the solution has been widely adopted by numerous cable operators across various emerging markets.

"M88TC6930 + M88CC8201-T" Fast Switch Total Solution (DVB-C, Fast Switch, HEVC/H.264/MPEG-4/MPEG-2/AVS/AVS+, Advanced CA)

This solution consists of a highly integrated multi-band cable receiver M88TC6930 and an HEVC/H.264/MPEG-4/MPEG-2/AVS/AVS+ HD decoder SoC with QAM demodulator, M88CC8201-T. The M88CC8201-T integrates a high-performance CPU and packages DDR memories. Supporting advanced CA system, fast switch function and scalable internet applications, the solution is an optimized DVB-C STB solution for various HDTV platforms.

"M88TC6800 + M88CC8201-T" Total Solution (DVB-C, HEVC/H.264/MPEG-4/MPEG-2/AVS/AVS+, Advanced CA)

This solution consists of a multi-standard silicon tuner M88TC6800 and an HEVC/H.264/MPEG-4/MPEG-2/AVS/AVS+ HD decoder SoC with QAM demodulator, M88CC8201-T. The M88CC8201-T integrates a high-performance CPU and packages DDR memories. Supporting advanced CA system, fast switch function and scalable internet applications, the solution is an optimized DVB-C STB solution for various HDTV platforms.

"M88TC6800 + M88CC6000(-S/T)" Total Solution (DVB-C, H.264/MPEG-4/MPEG-2/AVS/AVS+, Advanced CA)

This solution consists of a multi-standard silicon tuner M88TC6800 and an H.264/MPEG-4/MPEG-2/AVS/AVS+ HD decoder SoC with QAM demodulator, M88CC6000(-S/T). Featuring optional DDR memory in a SiP package, high-performance CPU, fast switch function and supporting scalable internet applications, it is an optimized DVB-C STB solution for various HDTV platforms.

Montage LZ's Front-end Solutions + M88CC8801 for Hybrid DVB+OTT/IP Smart Gateways

M88CC8801 is Montage LZ’s first UHD decoder SoC which supports true 4K applications. With quad-Cotex A7 CPU, quad-Mali450 GPU, and DDR3/4 memory interface, M88CC8801 boosts the performance to support high-end features such as 4K decode/display and multimedia playback. Combined with Montage LZ’s front-end solutions, M88CC8001 can support hybrid DVB+OTT/IP smart gateways based on Linux/Android/TVOS systems. Optimized in power and cost, the decoder is manufactured in 28nm and can be designed on a 2-layer PCB board.

Cable Product List


Standard Front-End Decoder
Tuner Demodulator Receiver SD Decoder HD Decoder UHD Decoder
DVB-C M88TC6800
M88DC2800
M88TC6930
M88CC5000-S
M88HM1521
M88CC8201-T
M88CC6000 (-S/T)
M88CC8801
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