Monday, December 12, 2011

Cablevision Argentina Deploys 100G with Alcatel-Lucent

Cablevision Argentina, one of the Latin America’s largest cable TV and Internet services providers, will be the first cable operator in South America to deploy 100G technology in its network. lcatel-Lucent is supplying its 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) featuring next-generation 100G coherent technology to dramatically improve capacity scalability.

Cablevision has more than three million CATV customers and more than one million Internet users in Argentina, and offers the service of Cablevision Digital HD.

“Cablevision continues to lead the Argentinean cable TV market with the rapid expansion of its offerings, including new high definition channels and the highest Internet speed commercially available. Our 100G solution offers unprecedented capacity, bandwidth scalability, and the lowest cost-per-bit for optimized total cost of ownership,�? said Osvaldo Di Campli, president of Alcatel-Lucent's activities in the Caribbean & Latin America region.