May 22, 2006 San Jose, CA -- With the goal of accelerating deployment of IPTV services delivered over fiber-to-the-node (FTTN) systems, Sunrise Telecom Inc. announced its newly developed Home Test Toolkit (HTT) test set, designed to facilitate the deployment of next-generation triple-play services.
"Sunrise Telecom's new HTT will make a substantial difference in our customers' ability to rapidly scale IPTV and other advanced services deployment," said Robert Heintz, vice president of North American sales for Sunrise Telecom. "We're excited that the HTT has already been selected by a Tier 1 telephone service provider because it significantly speeds up installation times and ensures that consumers receive the highest performing, most reliable IP services available."
The HTT provides customers with a test tool tailored to mass-market FTTN deployment. This product, integrating a wide range of the test functions needed for in-home testing, enables technicians to test key interfaces and signals at the customer location during installation. The HTT's ability to integrate into the customer's back-office systems enables results from each installation to be recorded accurately for analysis and quality control.
With more than 10 integrated FTTN test functions, the HTT is designed to help ensure timely delivery of IPTV and other network services. The unit provides automatic "go/no go" test routines for VDSL, Home Phoneline Networking Alliance (HPNA) networks, RF video, Ethernet, 802.11x wireless, copper loop fault identification, POTS testing, and in-house wiring identification and testing. The HTT can upload detailed results of an installation test via Ethernet or wireless Bluetooth interfaces. The lightweight unit is powered by a rechargeable, field-replaceable smart battery system, and clips to a technician's belt or drops into a tool bag.