28 jun. 2018

Icotera provides open access Gateways including Intelligent Network Monitoring to leading Swedish FTTH provider

Press release 28-06-2018

Icotera provides open access Gateways including Intelligent Network Monitoring to leading Swedish FTTH provider

Com Hem - One of Sweden’s largest FTTH providers has recently chosen Icotera’s residential layer 2 gateway including ICONS – Icotera Network Surveillance - for their future FTTH rollout.

Since April 2018, Icotera’s i6400 open access Gateway series has been rolled out in large scale by Com Hem.

‘We are thrilled that Com Hem has chosen our products to continue its Swedish FTTH rollout’, says René Brøchner, CEO at Icotera. ‘Icotera is a technology leader in our field. Our products are developed to provide a better connected lifestyle experience through innovative gateways and exceptional in home Wi-Fi solutions in combination with real time network monitoring’.

The Icotera i6400 is targeted towards open access networks and, in general, operators with a layer 2 demarcation point. All switching is done in hardware, resulting in lightning fast wire-speed gigabit transfer rates and giving the instant-on feeling for the end-user.

‘The Swedish FTTH networks are regarded part of the national critical infrastructure’, continues René Brøchner, ‘and our products are designed with an extreme low power consumption for always-on operation and fully support the Swedish chemical tax regulation. This combined with our built-in tools for proactive monitoring and troubleshooting, makes Icotera's gateways and surveillance solution particularly suitable for the Swedish market’.

ICONS, Icotera Network Surveillance Solution is designed for Network Operators and Service providers to provide monitoring and data analysis to reduce and shorten support calls (OPEX reduction) by offering enhanced capabilities for end-user support and network performance diagnostics - all the way to the end user devices.

‘Icotera’s products adds a major contribution to our customer service functions at Com Hem’, says Thomas Helbo, CTO Com Hem, ‘We are very excited to work with Icotera. They have extensive experience in developing intelligent FTTH products and solutions, and we are happy that our customers will benefit from the great internet experience and support tools that Icotera’s products are bringing’.

Contact person:
René Brøchner
Tel.: 20 20 80 50
Mail: [email protected]

About Icotera
Icotera delivers innovative gateway and software solutions to leading fiber operators in Europe. With customized solutions, 24/7 support and unique software, Icotera is a leading provider of high-quality fiber-based Internet, TV, telephone and smart home solutions with endless possibilities for network operators and end users. Icotera has its headquarters in Brøndby, Denmark, research and development center in Szczecin, Poland and production in China at some of the world's leading manufacturers.

About Com Hem Group
Com Hem Group offers broadband, TV, play and telephony services to Swedish households and companies. Our powerful and future-proofed network with speeds up to 1 Gbit/s, covers half of the country’s households, making the Com Hem Group an important driver of creating a digital Sweden. We bring our 1.45 million customers the largest range of digital-TV channels and play services via set top boxes as well as on-the-go for tablets and smartphones. The company was founded in 1983 and has approximately 1,100 employees. Com Hem Group is headquartered in Stockholm and operates through three subsidiaries; Com Hem AB, Boxer TV Access AB and iTUX Communication AB. In 2017, Group sales totalled SEK 7,136 million. Since 2014 the Com Hem share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. www.comhemgroup.com.

Icotera provides open access Gateways including Intelligent Network Monitoring to leading Swedish FTTH provider

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