|BigBand Networks Renews Relationship With Verizon With Multi-Year Agreement to Support FiOS TV Services|
Wednesday November 12, 5:30 am ET
BigBand Hits Key Milestone by Deploying Over 1,500 Platforms Across Verizon's FiOS Network
REDWOOD CITY, CA--(MARKET WIRE)--Nov 12, 2008 -- BigBand Networks, Inc. (NasdaqGM:BBND), a leading innovator in video networking, today announced a new, multi-year agreement with Verizon (NYSE:VZ) to deliver an advanced video services infrastructure for Verizon's FiOS TV rollout. BigBand, whose platforms channel video signals onto Verizon's all-fiber-optic network, has supported FiOS TV since its launch in September 2005, and continues to collaborate closely with Verizon on new solutions to support delivery of advanced services across its customer base. Verizon recently deployed its 1,500th BigBand Broadband Multimedia-service Router (BMR®) in the FiOS network.