Motorola Helps Cincinnati Bell's Fiber Network Deliver Advanced Television and Broadband Services
Motorola has announced that its gigabit passive optical network (GPON), edge modulation, encryptor and encoding solutions will help Cincinnati Bell’s (News - Alert) fiber network deliver rich personalized media experiences and support multiple high-speed broadband service tiers and advanced video services.
Cincinnati Bell serves subscribers across southern Ohio and northern Kentucky in single-family and multi-dwelling unit (MDU) environments.
According to Motorola (News - Alert), the demand for higher broadband speeds and richer personalized media services from residential subscribers and the need for more advanced commercial services from businesses and enterprises has resulted in the emerging growth of GPON activity across the global cable and telecom market.
Companies like Cincinnati Bell can use the Motorola AXS1800 Optical Access Platform and ONT1400GT Optical Network Terminal to expand their market opportunity and join the competitive arena of ultra-broadband commercial service delivery.
Cincinnati Bell is already making use of Motorola set-top boxes and with the new high-capacity network based on Motorola GPON equipment they will be able to expand broadband and video services and extend flexibility with the best-in-class video headend solutions.
Darrick Zucco, general manager at the Fioptic Services of Cincinnati Bell has said that they were looking for a partner with extensive fiber experience including the proven ability to serve the MDU market while selecting the next generation video network solution.
With Motorola’s extensive deployed base of GPON equipment in North America and their integrated 1GHz RF video solution, the company said it is confident it can begin employing fiber into parts of their network so their subscribers will receive the highest quality television and broadband services for many years to come.
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Edited by Stefania Viscusi