Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that its industry-leading CableOS® Cloud-Native Core Platform has been deployed by SAFnet, a Danish broadband operator, for 10G-capable fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) XGS-PON service delivery. Multi-access, virtualized edge cloud and PON capabilities on the CableOS Platform will enable SAFnet to deliver next-gen broadband leveraging existing HFC DOCSIS network infrastructure, lowering operational costs and improving sustainability.
"Harmonic’s unique multi-access, virtualized edge cloud approach to PON gives us the confidence to deliver ultra-fast, reliable internet services to our subscribers and support high-bandwidth applications such as VR and low-latency gaming," said Jørgen Steen Jensen, chief executive officer at SAFnet. "By unlocking the power of the cloud and moving network functions closer to the edge, we have optimized our network resources and successfully alleviated bottlenecks caused by surges in network traffic."
SAFnet has deployed Harmonic’s CableOS Platform in a converged PON and HFC DOCSIS architecture. With the Harmonic solution, SAFnet has an agile, scalable and environmentally sustainable infrastructure that can adapt to changing network requirements and bandwidth demands. The CableOS Platform enables SAFnet to support PON and DOCSIS with a unified software, provisioning and management solution, ensuring the infrastructure is future-ready for 10G. Harmonic’s CableOS Central analytics with AI offers real-time network visibility to improve SAFnet’s broadband service quality and network performance. Harmonic’s value-added reseller Infowise provided integration services, assuring seamless deployment.
"Right now, a major broadband network transformation is underway as we collectively move towards multigigabit connectivity. Harmonic is well positioned to boost the 10G revolution through multi-access, virtualized edge cloud and PON capabilities on our CableOS Platform," said Gil Katz, senior vice president, cable access business operations at Harmonic. "CableOS sets SAFnet on track for next-gen broadband service delivery with market-leading software and high-performance network edge devices capable of delivering 10G symmetric speeds."
Harmonic will showcase its groundbreaking converged PON and HFC DOCSIS solutions during the virtual SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2021, Oct. 11-14. To learn more about Harmonic’s participation in the event and to schedule a meeting, visit https://info.harmonicinc.com/cable-access/scte/. Further information about Harmonic and the company’s solutions is available at http://www.harmonicinc.com.