OAKLAND, Calif., July 18, 2017 /CNW/ -- DASAN Zhone Solutions (NASDAQ: DZSI), a global leader in network access solutions, announced that Northwestel, the leading telecommunications service provider in Northern Canada, has deployed MXK platforms from DASAN Zhone Solutions (DZS) to improve Internet access in remote communities and simplify delivery of lifeline voice services.
"Access to high-speed Internet services makes a big difference in the lives of our customers and the community. Better Internet services will allow people to access remote healthcare, education and new job opportunities," said Zoran Vehovar, vice-president of network and IT for Northwestel. "When we started the process to select an access platform, we wanted to ensure that we could also support future broadband service over the same platform. This is especially important for us as we mainly deploy in rural areas and small towns where we need to capitalize on a multi-service access device that is cost effective. On all these fronts, the DASAN Zhone Solutions MXK was our choice," added Vehovar.
"Service providers around the globe use MXK platforms from DASAN Zhone Solutions to deliver voice and data services to communities in remote areas," said Michael Fischer, vice president of sales for DASAN Zhone Solutions. "With the new aggregation platforms, Northwestel can support thousands of users and has a scalable network for future services and bandwidth needs."
DZS' intelligent terabit access platforms can support thousands of subscribers and support both PON and Active Ethernet technologies. Northwestel uses the following aggregation platforms to deliver Internet access throughout Northern Canada:
- The MXK-319 supports up to 7,168 end users and holds seven line cards in one chassis.
- More robust and bigger in size than the MXK-319, the MXK-819 supports up to 18,432 users and holds 18 line cards.
- The MXP-160 has a compact platform and provides next generation features and streamlines delivery of triple play services throughout the service area. The platform allows Northwestel to offer compelling bundles of multi-line voice, high-speed Internet access and multi-set IP video (including HDTV) over the existing copper infrastructure.
To date, DZS has deployed enough MXK platforms worldwide to support more than 45 million total potential subscribers.
For more information about MXK solutions from DZS, please visit http://dasanzhone.com/products/msan-and-optical-line-terminal/.
Northwestel services the largest operating area of any telecommunications company in the western hemisphere over the most remote and rugged terrain in Canada. It provides a complete range of voice, video and data solutions to residential and business customers in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon, northern British Columbia and High Level, Alberta. Visit NorthwesTel at http://www.nwtel.ca/.
About DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc.
DASAN Zhone Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: DZSI) is a global leader in network access solutions for service provider and enterprise networks. The company provides a wide array of reliable, cost-effective networking technologies—including broadband access, Ethernet switching, Passive Optical LAN, and software-defined networks—to a diverse customer base that includes more than 1,000 of the world's most innovative network operators. DASAN Zhone Solutions is headquartered in Oakland, California, with operations in more than 20 countries worldwide.
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