Stofa deploys Cisco video and data convergence solution

21 Jan 2014

Danish broadband and cable TV operator Stofa has deployed Cisco’s Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) solution to simultaneously handle video on demand (VOD) and high-speed broadband traffic across the same access platform. According to a joint press release, the new solution is based on Cisco’s Modular CCAP offering and will enable Stofa to reduce operational costs, double subscriber broadband speeds and develop innovative services. As part of the Modular CCAP solution, Stofa has installed the Cisco uBR10012 cable modem termination system (CMTS) with 3G60, PRE5, 3G-SPA and the RFGW10 Universal Edge quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM). With the high density DS384 line card, Stofa can now better utilise the existing infrastructure and run both VOD and DOCSIS services through common ports of the DS384 with no radio frequency (RF) combining.

Stofa’s CTO Thomas Helbo commented: ‘By simply upgrading to the latest Cisco ubr10K and RFGW10 modules, we are able to double our access capacity, simplify our operations and reduce the rack space and power consumption significantly.’ Further, Stofa claims to be ‘the first cable operator in Europe to converge digital video and data on a common access infrastructure as a step towards all-IP service architecture.’

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