Broadband Briefs for 8/28/07
* Calix solutions chosen by Canadian op
By Traci Patterson
Mornington Communications, a Canadian ILEC and CLEC, has selected the Calix C7 multiservice access platform (MSAP), the Calix Management System (CMS) and the four-port, 2.5 Gbps GPON service interface module for the C7, enabling Mornington to deliver HD IPTV and other high-bandwidth services.
The Calix C7 MSAP allows high-speed DSL and GPON to be offered on a single platform. The solution is being deployed throughout Mornington's ILEC and CLEC operating areas in southwestern Ontario.
* Emtel chooses Alvarion for WiMAX deployment
By CED Staff
Alvarion Ltd., a provider of WiMAX and wireless broadband products, announced today that mobile operator Emtel has chosen its BreezeMAX solution for a WiMAX network deployment in Mauritius. The new network is planned to provide extended data services to both corporate and residential users starting in the major cities and eventually the entire island.
Alvarion's BreezeMAX 3.5 GHz solution will enable Emtel to offer its subscribers greater coverage and increased capacity. As part of this deployment of primary broadband services, Emtel also plans to use Alvarion's BreezeMAX PRO, and BreezeMAX Si, the latter of which eliminates the need for professional installations.
* Actelis Networks unveils new loop analyzer
By CED Staff
Actelis Networks, a global supplier of Carrier Ethernet over copper products, took the wraps off its new EFM (Ethernet in the First Mile) Loop Analyzer at the OSP Expo. Actelis’ EFM Loop Analyzer is an automated test tool that includes a suite of loop qualification and diagnostic tests, along with troubleshooting capabilities, for copper plant. The EFM Loop Analyzer is designed to be used in concert with Actelis’ network element management software application, MetaASSIST View, to analyze and troubleshoot copper loops being used to deliver Carrier Ethernet access services.