Madison Taps Arris for D3 Upgrade
Madison Communications launched HSD service in 2001 with early DOCSIS 1.0 technology, then upgraded to DOCSIS 2.0 in 2007 to meet continued growth and speed expectations. Early in 2011, the Madison team made the decision to upgrade to a DOCSIS 3.0 C4® CMTS and enlisted the help of ARRIS Professional Services as their collaborator in this deployment. ARRIS Professional Services provides program management and solutions implementation, training, technical support and end-to-end integration for CATV systems. Together, Madison and ARRIS focused on eliminating single points of failure that could impact services and installed a redundant fiber-optic transport ring between the head end and other key locations, establishing new levels of reliability and speed.
“The ARRIS management and engineering staff were invaluable in helping us design and complete this upgrade,” said Madison Director of Information Technology, Jerry Davis. “Their expertise in areas like channel bonding and load balancing has enabled us to maximize our investment, customize our technology, and prepare us to meet future customer demand for new and exciting services. The Madison team is now performing extensive testing to begin offering faster broadband Internet Speeds to all our customers.” For more information on ARRIS DOCSIS 3.0 service, please visit www.arrisi.com/get/c4
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