Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) says it has added Rogers Communications to its CableOS customer list. Rogers will deploy cloud-native converged core platform as part of its Distributed Access Architecture (DAA) and converged fiber to the home (FTTH) initiatives.
Rogers will use Harmonic's CableOS Platform for its DAA underpinnings with virtualized CMTS software and the Ripple Remote-PHY (R-PHY) node. As part of this initiative, the Canadian cable MSO to converge its data, voice and video services in the IP domain, Harmonic says.
"At Rogers, it is our top priority to deliver the latest cutting-edge technology and reliable broadband experiences to our customers," said Luciano Ramos, senior vice president of development and core engineering at Rogers. "We're proud to be working with Harmonic to bring leading DAA and virtualized solutions for our cable and converged FTTH services. Deploying a cloud-native virtualized access platform with a clear path to DOCSIS 4.0 allows us to seamlessly evolve our network, while continuing to bring the best of connectivity to our customers."
"Harmonic is thrilled to partner with Rogers Communications as they evolve and scale their network to meet the demands for ultra-fast broadband, connecting Canadians to endless opportunities via the digital highway," added Nimrod Ben-Natan, senior vice president and general manager, cable access business at Harmonic. "With our CableOS Platform, Rogers Communications is able to meet customer connectivity demands with high reliability, security and low latency."