Broadband Briefs for 10/25/07
* J:Com increases stake in Miyavision
By Brian Santo
Jupiter Telecommunications (J:Com) will buy 39,798 outstanding shares in Kyoto Cable Communications (Miyavision) from Fujitsu Ltd. effective at the end of November. This transfer will make J:Com the largest shareholder in the company, with a 46.64 percent share of the voting rights. J:Com will continue buying Miyavision until it holds a majority stake, the company said.
Miyavision has approximately 303,000 homes passed.
* Procera deploys PacketLogic with Norwegian operator
By Brian Santo
Procera Networks said StarNordic AS, a triple-play provider in Norway, has deployed Procera's PacketLogic platform to ensure quality of service (QoS) and provide advanced bandwidth management capabilities across its fiber-optic network. Procera partner Fiberdata, a Scandinavian systems integrator, provided StarNordic with consultation, design and installation expertise for this first deployment of PacketLogic in Norway.
* SeaChange approves Ixia’s IPTV test solution
By Traci Patterson
Ixia’s IPTV test solution, IxLoad, has been certified for compatibility with SeaChange International’s video servers. Ixia's Optixia XM12 chassis and XMV16 load module, combined with IxLoad, create the company's 10 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) offering. It is the first test solution on a single blade to emulate line-rate, real-world 1 GbE and 10 GbE traffic, the company said.