TURKU, Finland, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Teleste's solution enables Belarussian operator COSMOS TV to utilize the existing cable network in delivering top-quality IP based services to subscribers in the city of Minsk.
Teleste, a leading provider of video and broadband technologies and services, announced today the deployment of Teleste's DOCSIS Access Hub (DAH) to a Belarussian cable TV, MMDS, and broadband operator COSMOS TV. The deployment takes place in 2014.
Teleste's DAH provides COSMOS TV with a means to provide top-quality Internet and video services to cable network subscribers. Representing new, distributed technology for access networks, the hub supports DOCSIS 2.0 and 3.0 data transmission and allows cost-efficient extensions of IP networks over existing coaxial cabling inside apartment buildings. One DAH device can quarantee quality of service and fiber-level downstream and upstream speeds for hundreads of subscribers. Read more about the DOCSIS Access Hub
"We are thrilled to support our long-term partner COSMOS TV in improving their high-speed Internet access offering", said Hanno Narjus, SVP of Video and Broadband Solutions for Teleste. "In order to cost-efficiently answer to the ever-increasing demand for more broadband capacity operators need to combine new and existing network infrastructure with innovative data transmission technologies. We are confident that our DAH provides a future-proof solution for building and developing next generation broadband networks in such a complex setting."
"To enhance IP network delivery in Minsk, we were looking for a solution that combines fast delivery times and cost-efficiency with the best quality. We are pleased that our long-term partner Teleste was able to meet these requirements with its DAH solution", said Dmitry Pryakhin, Development Director of COSMOS TV. "As a service provider we also find that Teleste's well-operating support works as an asset in creating a seamless service experience for our customers."
About COSMOS TV
COSMOS TV (company of AKADO Group) provides digital cable and terrestrial television services, as well as high-speed internet access in Minsk and the Minsk District.
COSMOS TV currently offers multi-channel digital TV and broadband internet services in Minsk and the Minsk District. COSMOS TV was the first operator in Belarus to start broadcasting high-definition television (HDT V) channels. In 2013, COSMOS TV got over 33,600 new subscribers and added 24,306 homepass in Minsk. The company's cable TV network covers over 460,000 Minsk households, its subscribers can watch more than 100 digital channels and 49 analogue TV channels. The number of broadband internet subscribers exceeds 70,000.
Teleste is an international technology company that develops and offers video and broadband technologies and related services. Our supply of technology contributes to the convenience and safety of daily living. Our core business is video - image and data processing, transfer and management. Our customer base consists of cable and telecom operators, as well as public sector organizations. Our business is divided into two divisions, which are Video and Broadband Solutions and Network Services. In both areas, we rank among the world's leading companies and technological forerunners. Video and Broadband Solutions focuses on access networks and product solutions in video surveillance applications. Network Services offers comprehensive services for network design, construction and maintenance. In 2013, Teleste's net sales totalled EUR 192.8 million, and the company employed about 1,300 people. Teleste runs a worldwide network of offices and more than 90% of its sales are generated outside of Finland. The company is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. For more information, please visit http://www.teleste.com and follow @telestecorp on Twitter
Senior Vice President, Video and Broadband Solutions, Teleste Corporation
Manager, CEM and Communications, Teleste Corporation
Public Relations manager, COSMOS TV
SOURCE Teleste Corporation