Usp

Managed IoT, security, and the User Services Platform

The team here at QA Cafe is deeply involved in networking standards, especially the Broadband Forum and the TR-069 protocol. The Broadband Forum is expanding the reach of TR-069 with its User Services Platform, representing an evolution of TR-069 to managed a more varied and greater number of connected devices. As consumer electronics vendors enter the world of network connected devices, and networking vendors begin to enter the world of smart devices, there’s a lot of new challenges that management systems can solve. Read more...

An overview of the User Services Platform (USP)

The User Services Platform, or USP, is a protocol developed by the Broadband Forum to manage, monitor, upgrade, and control all kinds of connected devices. The latest version of the specification is published publicly at http://usp.technology. “Connected devices” is a very broad term, but the protocol applies to a vast array of network connected CPE and consumer electronics, including gateways, routers, set-top-boxes and voice systems, Wifi APs and mesh systems, smart home hubs, and smart home end devices. Read more...