|BigBand Networks Delivers 1 GHz Capabilities in BEQ6000 Edge QAM|
Enhanced Functionality Supports Highly Reliable and Cost Effective Delivery of SDV, VOD, and Broadcast Services in any Frequency Range
Tuesday January 27, 2009, 5:30 am EST
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BigBand Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBND), a leader in digital video networking, today announced new capabilities for its BEQ™6000 Edge QAM platform designed to meet service providers’ needs for highly reliable and cost effective deep digital transport services delivery. The enhanced edge QAM supports the delivery of switched video (SDV), video on demand (VOD), and broadcast services and can be rapidly deployed in virtually any network frequency range.
“BigBand continues to deliver new functionality to our QAM platform to meet market demands for reliable service delivery at a lower total cost of ownership,” said Biren Sood, vice president of marketing and business development, BigBand Networks. “Optimizing video delivery is one of our core competencies. The ability to drive efficient utilization of network resources is fundamental in ensuring revenue opportunities for advanced video services while conserving valuable bandwidth.”
The enhanced BEQ6000 RF Module covers the entire RF frequency range from 54 MHz to 1GHz, enabling service providers to quickly leverage their extended RF spectrum for SDV, VOD, and broadcast services. To ensure maximum flexibility, the enhanced RF module can be used in existing BEQ6000 chassis in parallel to other BigBand RF modules, thereby reducing capital expense when upgrading to 1 GHz.
BigBand’s BEQ6000 universal edge QAM platform enables the delivery of advanced and broadcast video services at the lowest total cost of ownership. Its resilient architecture offers superior performance and scalability, while enhancing the delivery of digital television services. The BigBand BEQ delivers industry-leading QAM density with low power consumption and dynamic utilization of bandwidth and network resources in real-time.