Liberty Global has selected VECTOR TECHNOLOGIES optical nodes (BOOSTRAL) and amplifiers (HARGON) to roll out its services across Europe. The implemented solutions are compliant with the DOCSIS 3.1® specification and allow to achieve a downstream frequency up to 1.2 GHz
“The cable business has an enormous potential to provide customers with new services while at the same meeting the relentless demand for greater bandwidth VECTOR TECHNOLOGIES offers a comprehensive portfolio of optical nodes and amplifiers to evolve toward the gigabit services and beyond. We are proud to be Liberty Global strategic vendor and contribute to the transformation of its HFC plant.” said Bartosz Kajut, VECTOR TECHNOLOGIES CEO and President of the Management Board.
We strive to make a reality of ultrafast broadband in Europe,” said Colin Büchner, Managing Director, Access Network, Liberty Global. “Therefore, to deliver a wide range of new consumer and business services and to pave the path to gigabit speed tiers across our HFC network we need a reliable partner with substantial experience and expertise in the cable market. VECTOR TECHNOLOGIES has proven a long partnership with Liberty Global concerning quality, lead times and technical support while aligning with our long-range roadmap. We firmly believe that our cooperation with VECTOR TECHNOLOGIES will unlock joint capabilities to bring leading-edge and disruptive solutions that support future implementations”.
About Liberty Global
Liberty Global is the world’s largest international TV and broadband company, with operations in 12 European countries under the consumer brands Virgin Media, Unitymedia, Telenet and UPC. We invest in the infrastructure and digital platforms that empower our customers to make the most of the video, internet and communications revolution. Our substantial scale and commitment to innovation enable us to develop market-leading products delivered through next-generation networks that connect 22 million customers subscribing to 46 million TV, broadband internet and telephony services. We also serve over 6 million mobile subscribers and offer WiFi service through 10 million access points across our footprint.
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