Insight Communications deploys Nokia Siemens Networks to support triple-play services

Feb. 11, 2010
FEBRUARY 11, 2010 – North American cable MSO Insight Communications will upgrade its network using Nokia Siemens Networks’ optical transport and metro Ethernet technology to deliver better services, the systems vendor says.

FEBRUARY 11, 2010 – North American cable MSO Insight Communications will upgrade its network using Nokia Siemens Networks’ optical transport and metro Ethernet technology to deliver better services, the systems vendor says.

Nokia Siemens Networks will deploy its hiT 7300 metro DWDM platform, optimized for high-capacity transport across metro and long-haul networks. In addition, the company says its system for managing optical networks will help Insight Communications accelerate the introduction and delivery of new services. As part of the project, Nokia Siemens Networks also will deploy its A-Series Carrier Ethernet switches.

“Our customers expect top-quality phone, broadband, and digital cable services,” said Jerry Knights, vice president for engineering, Insight Communications. “This network expansion will enhance our ability to bundle these services, offering our customers greater choice and convenience. We appreciate the value Nokia Siemens Networks brings with its resilient and seamless transport platform, not to mention its unique integrated approach to network management.”

Insight Communications is currently the ninth-largest cable operator in the United States with approximately 775,700 customer relationships in the three contiguous states of Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio.

“An increasingly competitive market landscape demands that cable operators emphasize and deliver a differentiated service,” said Ric Herald, head of multiple systems operators business, Nokia Siemens Networks. “Our transport solutions will allow Insight Communications to address network layer challenges cohesively and competently, providing them with a single point of contact to ensure smooth delivery and the required edge for enhanced triple-play.”


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