BigBand Names Architect

BigBand announced the appointment of Doug Jones to chief architect cable

March 31, 2006

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- BigBand Networks, Inc., a leading provider of broadband multimedia infrastructure for video, voice and data, today announced the appointment of Doug Jones to chief architect cable. Bringing over 20 years of industry experience, including driving the technical specifications for DOCSIS® and CableHome, Mr. Jones is responsible for the strategic and technical direction of BigBand Networks’ solutions for the cable market. He most recently served as chief architect for YAS Broadband, a leading broadband consulting firm, and previously worked on advanced video and broadband initiatives of major telecom and cable operators. Mr. Jones reports to Ran Oz, chief technology officer and executive vice president of BigBand Networks.

“Adding Doug Jones accelerates and enhances BigBand Networks’ delivery of innovative solutions such as switched broadcast and modular CMTS, providing cable operators with a vital edge in the increasingly competitive marketplace for broadband and rich media services,” said Mr. Oz. “We’re committed to continuing innovation on BigBand Networks’ pioneering technologies, realizing benefits such as maximum access bandwidth through channel bonding, empowering network control through edge-based intelligence, and supporting highly functional video, voice and data services. With his established contributions and clear commitment to the cable industry, Doug Jones will advance next-generation solutions that work for our customers.”

Mr. Jones is guiding innovations for BigBand Networks’ solutions spanning digital services over cable networks. These solutions are configured on established platforms including: the BigBand BMR®, which accomplishes routing and processing of video and other multimedia content; BigBand Cuda®, a CableLabs-certified, scalable and modular cable modem termination system that supports delivery of a wide variety of differentiated IP services; BigBand BME®, a high-density platform for edge processing of GigE-delivered video, voice and data content; and BigBand FastFlow® BPM (Broadband Provisioning Manager), which is a management solution to establish and support services to cable modems, DOCSIS set-top boxes and other residential IP-based devices.

“I have long been impressed by BigBand Networks’ clear vision and commitment concerning delivery of innovative and effective broadband solutions, guided by intensive consultation with cable operators,” said Doug Jones, chief architect cable, BigBand Networks. “I look forward to extending the strong BigBand Networks record by working with its highly experienced and seasoned team of specialists with broad-based technological skills, as well as continuing my engagement with leaders throughout cable, to drive progress towards realization of the industry’s next-generation vision.”

BigBand Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: BBND)

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