Triple play services for Insight Communications customers

North American cable operator selects Nokia Siemens Networks to improve capacity and performance of high-speed broadband, digital cable and phone services

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Insight Communications customers will soon enjoy increased bandwidth for triple play services. One of North America's leading cable operators, Insight Communications is upgrading its network using Nokia Siemens Networks' optical transport and Metro Ethernet technology to deliver better services, improving the overall experience of its customers.

"Our customers expect topquality phone, broadband and digital cable services," said Jerry Knights, vice president for engineering, Insight Communications. "This network expansion will enhance our ability to bundle these services, offering our customers greater choice and convenience. We appreciate the value Nokia Siemens Networks brings with its resilient and seamless transport platform, not to mention its unique integrated approach to network management."

Nokia Siemens Networks will deploy its flexible, costeffective hiT 7300 metro DWDM (dense wavelength division multiplexing) platform, optimized for highcapacity transport across metro and longhaul networks. At the same time, the company's system for managing optical networks will help Insight Communications speed up the introduction and delivery of new services. As part of the project, Nokia Siemens Networks will deploy its A-Series Carrier Ethernet switches.

"An increasingly competitive market landscape demands that cable operators emphasize and deliver a differentiated service," said Ric Herald, head of multiple systems operators business, Nokia Siemens Networks. "Our transport solutions will allow Insight Communications to address network layer challenges cohesively and competently, providing them with a single point of contact to ensure smooth delivery and the required edge for enhanced tripleplay"

About Insight Communications

Insight Communications is currently the ninth largest cable operator in the United States with approximately 775,700 customer relationships in the three contiguous states of Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. Insight offers bundled, stateoftheart video, highspeed Internet and voice telephony services to its customers.
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