CommScope(NASDAQ: COMM), a global leader in home networking solutions, today announced that foxtel will deploy CommScope NVG448 Triple Play Residential Gateways to deliver Wi-Fi 6 performance to Foxtel’s broadband customers in Australia.
As home to the world’s best shows, sports and movies, Foxtel relies on this new device to support active home networks with increased capacity for streaming entertainment. Designed to deliver faster broadband speeds to more devices with lower latency, the NVG488 Gateway is perfect for Ultra-HD video over Wi-Fi and other delay-sensitive applications.
This comprehensive high-performance gateway will provide Foxtel with a cost-effective way to deploy broadband services over Ethernet or xDSL networks through a converged services platform. The NVG488 gateway will also allow Foxtel customers to connect more devices to their home network.
“Home Networks products have been instrumental in delivering truly innovative gateways to all of our global customers and the NVG448 gateway is a complete device that enables service providers such as Foxtel to deploy broadband services over active Ethernet or xDSL. said Phil Cardy, Vice President, Global PLM, Home Networks, CommScope. “By deploying CommScope’s NVG448 gateway, Foxtel continues to deploy broadband services, improve Wi-Fi capacity and provide our customers with the connectivity they expect.”
“As Foxtel continues to evolve our technology offerings with more streaming set-top boxes, we are excited to collaborate with our valued technology partner, CommScope, to launch the new NVG448 gateway, designed to maintain faster speeds on more devices. It’s an integral part of delivering our content, so our broadband customers can continue to enjoy all of their favorite shows, sports, movies, and all of their home internet needs,” said Cameron Wheeler, Chief Content Officer. managing broadband products at Foxtel.
The NVG448 gateway will allow Foxtel customers to enjoy the following benefits:
Simultaneous use of telephone, video and high-speed data over a bonded or single copper pair
Four Gigabit Ethernet ports for high-speed home networking*
Concurrent Wi-Fi support for 802.11 b/g/n/ax on 2.4 GHz and 802.11ac/ax on 5 GHz
Main line VoIP phone service
Cardy added that CommScope’s long-term relationship with Foxtel is a great example of the importance of collaboration when launching new and innovative solutions.
CommScope and Foxtel’s home networking partnership began in 2004 and expanded with the launch of the iQ2 set-top box in 2008, iQ3 in 2015, iQ4 in 2018 and iQ5 in 2021.
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*Only three ports will be usable for the home network for ~45% of NBN customers (NBN FTTN/B), while other customers will be able to use four ports. Check with your local supplier.
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Foxtel is one of Australia’s most innovative and fastest growing entertainment services. It pioneered advancements in entertainment technology with the launch of Australia’s first live 4K channel; iQ4 and iQ5 decoders; the Foxtel GO app for mobile devices; Foxtel Now and Foxtel broadband streaming service, home phone and entertainment packages. The Foxtel group is owned by News Corporation (65%) and Telstra Corporation Limited ACN 051 775 556 (35%).
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Christine Yangoyan, Senior Communications Manager, Foxtel