Bright House Networks
deployed the Cisco
ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers as its carrier Ethernet platform to deliver enhanced video, data, voice and mobile backhaul services throughout its converged network. The investment is intended to reinforce Bright House's ability to add new services such as Whole House Video On Demand, Start Over and Look Back. The cable op also will use the platform to continue to expand its high-speed Internet "Road Runner Lightning" service, using DOCSIS 3.0 technology, to all of its residential and business customers.
The new platform uses Cisco's IOS XR modular software operating system, simplifying Bright House Networks' network operations and enabling system redundancy and network resiliency.
In other Bright House news, the op's Metro Ethernet architecture is certified as fully compliant with the Metro Ethernet Forum
's MEF 9 and MEF 14 standards for Carrier Ethernet.