Sunday, October 21, 2007

Hong Kong's PCCW Selects Redback

PCCW, the incumbent operator in Hong Kong, has chosen Redback Networks' SmartEdge multi-service edge router platform to help deliver video-on-demand and other broadband services. PCCW currently ranks as the largest IPTV service provider worldwide, serving more than 800,000 subscribers. It is also one of the largest broadband carriers in China with more than 1 million customers. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Redback said the PCCW deal puts it at the center of more than 50 percent of the largest IPTV deployments in the world. Other Redback customers deploying IPTV and broadband video services include AT&T, Belgacom, China Telecom, China Netcom, ChungHwa Telecom, Korea Telecom, KPN, Neuf Cegetel, among others.

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