RST Communications employs Motorola GPON to deliver fiber-based broadband, video services

Sept. 15, 2010
SEPTEMBER 15, 2010 -- RST Communications has selected Motorola’s gigabit passive optical network (GPON) solution to deliver new and advanced video and broadband services throughout its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network. RST will use Motorola’s GPON solution to drive broadband IP voice, video, and data delivery, as well as energy management applications, throughout its customer base in North and South Carolina.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2010 -- RST Communications has selected Motorola’s gigabit passive optical network (GPON) solution to deliver new and advanced video and broadband services throughout its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network. RST will use Motorola’s GPON solution to drive broadband IP voice, video, and data delivery, as well as energy management applications, throughout its customer base in North and South Carolina.Motorola’s GPON solution is designed to provide new, competitive local exchange carriers (CLEC) like RST with new broadband services for residential and business subscribers, and enable smart energy services, such as remote meter reading. On the video front, RST is tapping Motorola’s portfolio of outdoor and advanced line of integrated indoor optical network terminals (ONT) to support virtually any combination of video and broadband services residential and business customers demand.“We trust the Motorola team to deliver the highest quality GPON technology and to apply their experience from their worldwide fiber deployments to create a robust network foundation for our voice, video, and Internet service offerings,” says Randy Revels of RST Communications. “Not only do we believe we are making the right investment for our needs today; we know that Motorola can support us as market demands and FTTH technology evolves in the future.”“Competitive local exchange carriers are turning to GPON-based FTTH solutions to provide communities with the advanced video and ultra-fast bandwidth services that differentiate their offerings from others in the marketplace,” explains Joe Cozzolino, senior vice president and general manager, Motorola Inc. “RST is at the forefront of the transition to next-generation IP voice, video and broadband service delivery, and we are pleased they chose Motorola’s GPON solution to enable the delivery of new and advanced residential and business services.”Motorola’s GPON portfolio includes: the Motorola AXS2000 optical line terminal (OLT), the Motorola ONT1400GT2 single-family optical network terminal (ONT), ONT1400GTI indoor single-family ONT, and ONT1500 designed specifically for small office applications.