SMC Networks

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SMC Networks Inc.
Industry Customer-premises equipment for MSOs
Founded 1971

Irvine, California, United States

Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Key people
Todd Babic, President
Daniel O'Malley, VP Sales
Greg Fisher, CTO
Pete Quigley, VP Engineering
Products Customer-premises equipment for residential and business networking
Number of employees
Parent Accton Technology Corporation

SMC Networks designs, develops and manufactures customer-premises equipment such as gateways, routers, modems and home security, automation, and monitoring (SMA) products for residential and business customers.

SMC was purchased by Accton Technology Corporation in 1997. Accton is an outsourcing partner for networking and communications products.[citation needed]

In 2001, SMC began to focus exclusively on servicing multi-service operators (MSOs) who offered voice, video, and data services to residential and business customers. In 2002, SMC hired Todd Babic to lead sales and business development. Over the next 8 years, Babic and his team grew revenues by an average of 200% per year. In May 2010, Babic was promoted to President, North America for SMC.[citation needed]

Today,[when?] SMC serviced 12 of the top 14 multi-service operators (MSOs) in North America. The company's headquarters are located in Irvine, California in the United States and in Vancouver, BC, Canada. SMC has R&D centers in Denver, Austin, Massachusetts, China, Taiwan, India, and Israel and maintains offices in Irvine, Vancouver, Denver, Chicago, and Charlotte. Globally, SMC maintains a presence through regional offices located in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific and Japan.[citation needed]

SMC invested in research and development using technologies such as DOCSIS 3.0, Ethernet over DOCSIS, PRI over DOCSIS, plastic optical fiber, MOCA, home PNA, DLNA, UPnP, and Packet Cable 2.0. SMC currently have over 3 million products in service in North America.[citation needed]


SMC offers residential and business networking products including:


  • DOCSIS 3.0 gateways
  • DOCSIS 3.0 voice gateways
  • DOCSIS 3.0 universal services gateways
  • DOCSIS 3.0 modems
  • Networking adapters
  • DOCSIS 2.0 gateways and modems
  • Plastic optical fiber networking devices
  • Home security, monitoring, and automation (SMA) devices


  • DOCSIS 3.0 gateways
  • DOCSIS 3.0 voice gateways
  • DOCSIS 3.0 universal services gateways
  • PRI over DOCSIS gateways
  • Ethernet over DOCSIS gateways
  • Transparent ethernet services gateways
  • Networking adapters
  • DOCSIS 2.0 gateways and modems
  • Business security, monitoring, and automation (SMA) devices


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