SAN JOSE, Calif. – Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that U.S. broadband provider Ritter Communications has deployed Harmonic's industry-leading CableOS virtualized cable access solution and CableOS Central analytics service to power its high-speed data, voice and video delivery services. All three services are fully converged in the IP domain, saving Ritter Communications costs related to space, power and cooling. Harmonic's CableOS solution features support for DOCSIS 3.1 and the only field-proven, software-based CMTS, empowering Ritter Communications to deliver exceptional service while reducing opex.
Harmonic's CableOS virtual CMTS (vCMTS) solution is flexible and scalable, allowing the provider to build a broadband architecture for the future. Ritter Communications is using Harmonic's CableOS Central always-connected cloud management service to convert rich real-time network data into a higher quality consumer experience. Testing, implementation and deployment of the CableOS solution was smooth and quick, taking only a couple of months from start to finish.
Operating from its headquarters in Jonesboro, Arkansas, Ritter has partnered to provide connectivity to national and regional broadband networks. The company uses the latest technologies to support a solid broadband infrastructure ensuring performance, reliability and superior customer service. By investing heavily in broadband initiatives, Ritter's customers have access to advanced business services such as broadband Internet up to 10 Gbps, hosted and managed voice services, Metro Ethernet, SIP Trunking, virtual servers, colocation, LAN, WAN and VPN connectivity, remote data backup and more.
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