ISP Salsgiver picks Amedia FTTP for western Pennsylvania build-out

December 12, 2005 Eatontown, NJ -- Internet service provider Salsgiver Inc. has purchased Amedia Networks' PG1000 premises gateways and AS5000 aggregation switches to support a FTTP service build-out in the Allegheny Valley region of Western Pennsylvania.

December 12, 2005 Eatontown, NJ -- Internet service provider (ISP) Salsgiver Inc. has purchased Amedia Networks' PG1000 premises gateways and AS5000 aggregation switches to support a FTTP service build-out in the Allegheny Valley region of Western Pennsylvania.

According to a press release, the initial deployment will focus on schools and small businesses, with residential households expected to follow. Salsgiver says its selection was based on factors including the Amedia platform's 90-km reach, upstream and downstream rate limiting capabilities, and hardened environmental capabilities that will withstand the harsh climates encountered in the ISP's service area.

"The Amedia products have superb capabilities to manage the bandwidth requirements of each of the multiple services delivered to a subscriber's premises," comments Loren Salsgiver, president of Salsgiver. "[The platform's] video performs flawlessly even during extensive bandwidth spikes that occur with batch data transfers and Internet gaming sessions."

"I have the very highest regard for the vision that Loren Salsgiver has for his business, and for the services that his company wants to offer to their subscribers," comments Frank Galuppo, president and CEO of Amedia. "Our solution will provide them with an extremely economical way to meet their current needs, and with an architecture that will easily support future growth as they add new service offerings."

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