Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Bright House Deploys Cisco ASR 9000 for Carrier Ethernet

Bright House Networks, a cable operator serving more than 2.4 million customers in Florida, California and several other metro markets, has deployed the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers as its Carrier Ethernet platform. The Cisco ASR 9000 is used to deliver enhanced video, data, voice and mobile backhaul services throughout its converged network. The company also will use the platform to continue to expand its high-speed Internet "Road Runner Lightning" service, using DOCSIS 3.0 technology, to all of its residential and business customers.

"With the Cisco ASR 9000, we gain significant technological and operational advantages," said Craig Cowden, Bright House Networks senior vice president of network engineering and operations. "The Cisco ASR 9000 provides the capacity we need for network bandwidth growth and the necessary quality of service capabilities for our converged triple-play service offerings, while also helping us to simplify network operations."

Bright House Networks is the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida.http://www.cisco.com http://www.brighthouse.com