Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
07/12/2004

Casema selects BigBand Networks for digital cable infrastructure

BigBand Networks, a leading provider of network platforms for video, voice and data services, has been selected by Casema for an end-to-end digital cable infrastructure deployment.
This multi-vendor solution is led by BigBand Networks’ European professional services organisation, and is based on the company’s digital video platforms. It enables Casema to directly provide more than one million out of its 1.3 million analogue cable subscribers with digital television services at the highest levels of reliability, quality and cost effectiveness.
“BigBand Networks has distinguished itself with platforms and a solution design that address our current and ongoing needs,” said Andrei Noppe, vice president network operations for Casema. “We are leveraging the best-of-breed characteristics of infrastructure from BigBand Networks and other industry leaders to expand offerings to our subscribers, while enhancing our economics and management capabilities.”
This deployment links 13 regional headends in the southwestern and central parts of The Netherlands to a primary headend in The Hague. Programming is sourced on the BigBand BMR (Broadband Multimedia-Service Router) which controls channel line-ups, video quality and bandwidth efficiency. Distribution between sites is achieved by cost-effective Gigabit Ethernet, with advanced route and source redundancy to assure service availability. High-density edge modulation transmits scores of high-quality video programs and services to a variety of digital set-top boxes which Casema subscribers can purchase retail.
BigBand Networks has designed Casema’s digital cable system to include end-to-end monitoring and active management availability for real-time control over operations. The deployment is fully standards-compliant, openly incorporates encryption for content security, and enables ongoing innovations and enhancements to fulfill evolving objectives.
(GB)
xp distribution

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

22/05/2017
Core SWX Signs Agreement With B&H Photo Video
Core SWX has announced that its product line-up is now available at B&H Photo Video. The products, which include the Hypercore range of batteries and
25/04/2017
Verizon Digital Media Services Announces Partnership With Levels Beyond
Verizon Digital Media Services have announced a strategic partnership with Levels Beyond, which will see them go to market with a combined solution th
25/11/2008
BigBand Networks Prepares For First International Deployment Of Switched Digital Video
BigBand Networks, a leading innovator in digital video networking, has announced that it has added functionality to its switched digital video solutio
05/12/2008
RCN Corporation Speeds Its March To All-Digital With BigBand Networks' Digital Simulcast Solution
BigBand Networks, a leader in digital video networking, has announced that RCN Corporation, a leading provider of all-digital television, high-capacit
17/10/2008
Gehua Cable Delivers Olympics Coverage With BigBand Networks' Digtial Video Platform
BigBand Networks, a leading innovator in digital video networking, has announced that Gehua Cable provided coverage of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic
11/05/2004
German operator to deploy BigBand Networks’ BMR
BigBand Networks has announced that ish, the second largest German cable operator, has deployed BigBand Grooming on the BMR (Broadband Multimedia-Serv
06/05/2009
First Commercial Deployment Of Video IP Solution Announced
BigBand Networks and LG Powercom have announced the commercial deployment of BigBand's video IP solution, vIP PASS, to deliver cost effective IPTV ser
05/05/2017
Cartesian Becomes First Consultancy To Join Digital TV Group
Telecommunications consultancy Cartesian has become the first member from the consultancy sector to join the Digital TV Group (DTG). The company will
18/01/2008
Broadcast Networks Provides Technical Services For Genesis Networks
System integration specialist Broadcast Networks is helping network provider Genesis Networks to deliver new services to its customers by providing ge
17/09/2009
BigBand Puts The Spotlight On Digital Video Networking At IBC 2009
Highlighting the strength of its commitment to the international marketplace, BigBand Networks, a leader in digital video networking, showcased three
31/03/2017
CBS News Renews Licensing Agreement With Wazee Digital
CBS News and Wazee Digital have announced the renewal of their long-standing agreement in which Wazee Digital will continue to manage and represent CB
30/03/2017
Transvideo & Aaton Digital Announce New Products For NAB 2017
Transvideo and Aaton Digital have announced that they will both show new products for the cinematography and broadcast industries at NAB 2017. Transvi
16/03/2017
Robert Shen Joins Axon Digital Design
Robert Shen has joined Axon Digital Design as Business Development Manager South East Asia. Mr Shen joins the company from Imagine Communications wher
10/11/2003
German cable operator enhances services with BigBand
BigBand Networks have been selected by Kabel Baden-Württemberg, Germany’s third largest cable operator, to design and deploy an end-to-end infrastruct
15/09/2004
CAIW deploys BigBand BMR for IP television
BigBand Networks has announced that CAIW has deployed the BigBand BMR (Broadband Multimedia-Service Router) for IP television services. The Dutch oper