Altibox is to deliver an all-IP service to DOCSIS and cable customers. The operator is deploying Nokia’s compact form factor Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) node to customers in Norway and Denmark.
The Gainspeed Unified Cable Access solution is based on a fully virtualized Distributed Access Architecture (vDAA). It provides the network foundation needed for Altibox and local partner Eidsiva Bredbånd to deliver enhanced all-IP-based ultra-broadband services to residential and business customers.
“We are excited to be working with Altibox and its partner Eidsiva Bredbånd to build a flexible and powerful network that can deliver the additional capacity and reach they need to meet rising customer demand for ultra-broadband services,” said Sandra Motley, President of Nokia’s Fixed Networks Business Group. “Our vDAA solution enables Alitbox and Eidsiva Bredbånd to maximize their HFC network and quickly move to an all-IP environment that has the flexibility and scale needed to support vast amounts of IP data traffic while simultaneously reducing operating and real estate expenses.”
The deployment will enable Altibox and Eidsiva to significantly increase network capacity and establish a fully distributed and virtualized access architecture that can support new, competitive Gigabit and multicast IPTV services over longer distances.
Altibox and Eidsiva Bredbånd will begin deploying Nokia’s vDAA solution,including the Gainspeed Access Controller and compact form factor Gainspeed SC-1D Access Nodes, into its network in the third quarter.