Monday, April 10, 2006
StarHub Selects Sandvine to Deploy End-to-End PacketCable MultiMedia™ Solution
World’s first commercial PCMM deployment
Waterloo, Ontario, April 10, 2006 – Sandvine Incorporated, a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions today announced that StarHub (SGX-ST), the leading residential broadband provider in Singapore, has selected Sandvine’s PacketCable MultiMediaTM (PCMM) solution to enhance its residential broadband service.
Through PCMM, StarHub is able to provide a better experience for their customers with improved Quality of Service (QoS), particularly in the area of online gaming. In addition, StarHub will deploy Sandvine's award-winning Network Integrity solution to step up its efforts to protect against a broad range of security threats over its network.
“We are delighted to work with Sandvine in the deployment of the PCMM solution in order to further enhance our operational efficiency in the provisioning of our cable broadband service. By improving our service provisioning, this will allow us to better serve our customers' needs," said Thomas Ee, senior vice president, IP Services at StarHub.
"As a technology leader, StarHub continues to raise the bar not only for itself but for its competitors by focusing on ensuring the best possible online experience for their subscribers," said Tom Donnelly, executive vice president, marketing and sales at Sandvine. "We are very pleased that StarHub has selected Sandvine’s PCMM solution to provide a critical role in enhancing their service offering to over 289,000 residential broadband subscribers (1Q-2006) in Singapore."
Sandvine has partnered with Motorola, under a global distribution agreement, to provide this integrated PCMM solution that combines the proven strengths of Motorola's Broadband Services Router 64000 (BSR 64000) and Sandvine's PCMM application manager.
Sandvine's award-winning network equipment helps broadband service providers characterize what is really happening on their networks, enabling polices that improve customer satisfaction, reduce operational costs and increase profitably. Sandvine’s DPI-based policy solutions are both application and subscriber-aware, empowering service providers to better manage network traffic congestion, mitigate the proliferation of malicious traffic, and deliver QoS-prioritized multimedia services. With over 50 customers in 28 countries, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience for millions of broadband users worldwide. Sandvine is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sandvine Corporation (LSE AIM:SAND). www.sandvine.com
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