Elisa and Vecima Supercharge Cable Network with DAA to Deliver Gigabit Access to Subscribers in Finland
Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX: VCM) announced today that leading Finnish telecommunications operator Elisa has deployed Vecima’s EntraTM Remote MACPHY solution to evolve its network with a next-generation Distributed Access Architecture (DAA). The solution enables Elisa to deploy gigabit broadband and new service experiences to residential subscribers – detached homes and multi-dwelling units – and businesses. In addition, moving to DAA delivers sustainability through digitalization, enabling substantial energy savings.
In Finland’s highly competitive broadband market, Elisa brings highly innovative solutions to its subscribers. Vecima’s Entra DAA solution boasts flexible access node configurations, a cloud-based access controller, multiple video delivery options, and highly scalable capacity. As Elisa looks to maintain its market-leading position, Entra is well matched to forward-looking, strategic architectural plans.
“We are committed to offering our customers the best possible internet experience,” said Antti Salonen, Head of Technology for Fixed Networks at Elisa. “By deploying the Entra solution, we can move our cable access network to the next generation with higher capacity, new service offerings and automated network operations. Vecima’s unique DAA solution provides a flexible and efficient way to leverage our existing IP network to expand to new areas without the increased costs of additional headend equipment.”
To take advantage of untapped, latent capacity in Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) networks, the cable access network must be rearchitected and simplified to eliminate analog/RF transmission, replace, or digitize legacy video, and optimize operational costs. Once deployed, a Distribution Access Architecture increases network capacity and performance, lowers total cost of ownership, and reduces power consumption.
The Vecima SC-1D Entra Access Node offers a Remote MACPHY Device in a compact, European form factor. Elisa will deploy the SC-1D managed by the Vecima Entra Access Controller (EAC), which provides centralized control and leverages software-defined networking principles to pave the way for a platform capable of delivering faster connections to end users.
‟As cable operators contend with changes in the competitive landscape, and ever-growing demands for greater capacity and performance, we see growing momentum in the move to DAA,” said Ryan Nicometo, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Vecima’s Video & Broadband Solutions business. “Elisa is building one of the most innovative DAA deployments in the world, and we’re proud to help enable their strategic vision.”
Further information about Vecima’s Entra solution is available at vecima.com/solutions/distributed-access.
Elisa’s mission is a sustainable future through digitalisation. We are a pioneer in telecommunications and digital services, and in 5G. We provide sustainable solutions for over 2.8 million consumer, corporate and public administration customers in our core markets of Finland and Estonia, as well as in over 100 countries internationally. In Finland, Elisa is a market leader in telecommunications, and our international cooperation partners include Vodafone and Tele2. Elisa is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. In 2021, our revenue was EUR 2 billion and we employed 5,300 people in more than 20 countries. Elisa is a carbon-neutral company. Learn more at elisa.com
About Vecima Networks
Vecima Networks Inc. (TSX: VCM) is leading the global evolution to the multi-gigabit, content-rich networks of the future. Our talented people deliver future-ready software, services, and integrated platforms that power broadband and video streaming networks, monitor and manage transportation, and transform experiences in homes, businesses, and everywhere people connect. We help our customers evolve their networks with cloud-based solutions that deliver ground-breaking speed, superior video quality, and exciting new services to their subscribers. There is power in connectivity – it enables people, businesses, and communities to grow and thrive.
Learn more at vecima.com.
To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.
About Business Wire
For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.
Subscribe to releases from Business Wire
Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Latest releases from Business Wire
HAI ROBOTICS to Show Its Tallest Robot for the 1st Time in Europe at LogiMAT 202223.5.2022 11:42:00 EEST | Press release
HAI ROBOTICS, the pioneer in Autonomous Case-handling Robot (ACR) systems for warehouse logistics, will exhibit its cutting-edge automation technology at LogiMAT 2022, Europe's biggest annual intralogistics tradeshow, from May 31 to June 2 in Stuttgart, Germany. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220522005089/en/ HAIPICK A42T can reach a max picking height of 10 meters. (Photo: Business Wire) The company will show how the ACR systems, a highly flexible goods-to-person solution that improves operation efficiency and storage density, could meet the current needs of Europe's warehouses and distribution centers. The live demo at Booth D71, Hall 3 will be led by HAIPICK A42T, the tallest robot in HAI ROBOTICS' ACR systems that can reach a max picking height of 10-meters. Featuring a telescopic lift, the robot can also descend to as low as 0.28m to pick totes and cartons stored on the bottom level of the shelf. It can
Paragon Customer Communications Netherlands and Scytl Chosen to Supply the Digital Election Tool for The Electoral Council of the Netherlands23.5.2022 11:10:00 EEST | Press release
Scytl is delighted to announce The Electoral Council of the Netherlands (Kiesraad) has awarded Paragon Customer Communications (PCC) Netherlands and Scytl, both part of Paragon group, together with the Dutch IT connecting company KPN, a five year agreement to build, manage and maintain the digital voting support system (DHV). During the term of the agreement, Scytl will be responsible for developing, supplying, and managing the new software that will be used in all electoral processes in the country. Specifically, it will allow the Electoral Council to determine the results of the elections and to present the lists of candidates of the political parties. Paragon Customer Communications, which has extensive experience in electoral processes in more than 120 municipalities in the country, will take the lead as prime contractor and is responsible for the overall project and service delivery management. For its part, KPN will be responsible for the secure hosting of software. The DHV and t
Europe’s Tax Free Shopping Gains Strength With Record Recovery Rates23.5.2022 11:00:00 EEST | Press release
Today, at the Walpole British Luxury Summit in London, Global Blue CEO, Jacques Stern, will present new data that signposts the recovery of post-pandemic Tax Free Shopping in continental Europe. Europe’s Tax Free Shopping recovery continues to make strong progress as international travel resumes In the early months of 2022, Tax Free Shopping in Europe has seen its highest rate of post-pandemic recovery, reaching 66% in March 2022, versus the same period in 2019. In April, the recovery reached a slightly lower rate (56%) due to the temporary impact of Ramadan and subsequent decreased travel amongst GCC shoppers. Shoppers from the GCC, US and European region exceed 2019 spending levels European recovery was fuelled by the strong performance of several top Tax Free Shopping nationalities. During Q1, GCC shoppers reached 175% recovery versus 2019, while those from the US and Regional Europe achieved 119% and 106% respectively. Recovery rose to 155% for US shoppers and 134% for Regional sho
Inmarsat, Honeywell Launch World’s Fastest L-band Inflight Connectivity Service for Business Aviation23.5.2022 11:00:00 EEST | Press release
Inmarsat and Honeywell are setting a new benchmark in satellite communications with the launch of SwiftJet, their latest inflight connectivity service for the business aviation industry. It will enter commercial service in the first half of 2023 and deliver the fastest ever speeds over L-band. As one of the first new services to be introduced on Inmarsat’s ELERA satellite network, SwiftJet will offer seamless global coverage across flight routes with maximum speeds of 2.6Mbps, up to six times faster than Inmarsat’s existing business aviation connectivity solution over L-band. This will allow passengers to create a secure ‘office in the sky’ with enhanced capabilities for video calls, web browsing, email, texting, cloud-syncing and collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams. Social media and video applications such as TikTok and YouTube, which were previously challenging over L-band, will also be enabled. As the latest addition to Inmarsat’s market-leading portfolio of business aviatio
Bulgari and Dubai Culture announce winner of first Bulgari Contemporary Art Award23.5.2022 10:38:00 EEST | Press release
In the presence of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) and Member of the Dubai Council, Bulgari, the leading Italian brand in the world of jewellery and luxury, and in partnership with Dubai Culture, announced the winner of the first edition of the Bulgari Contemporary Art Award during a ceremony held at the Italy Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. The winner was chosen from a shortlist of three art pieces selected by the award’s jury. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220523005313/en/ Nima Nabavi, winner of the Bulgari Contemporary Art Award, with the trophy (Photo: AETOSWire) The ceremony was attended by His Excellency Giuseppe Finocchiaro, Consul-General, Italian Consulate (Dubai); Paolo Glisenti, Italy’s Commissioner General for Expo 2020 Dubai; Jean Christophe Babin, Group CEO of Bulgari; Lucia Boscaini, Brand Curator at
In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.Visit our pressroom