Zhone Technologies Multiservice Access Line Concentrator Chosen by Convergenze for VoIP and High Speed Internet Deployment
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Zhone Technologies Multiservice Access Line Concentrator Chosen by Convergenze
for VoIP and High Speed Internet Deployment
Italian operator expands bandwidth and availability of advanced applications
with reliable solution from Zhone
Oakland, CA - March 15, 2012 - Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE), a global
leader in FTTx network access solutions, today announced a new multiple access
line concentrator deployment with Convergenze S.p.A., the leading regional
operator in southern Italy. Convergenze is offering affordable and reliable VoIP
and high speed ADSL2+ Internet access services to its customers in southern
Italy. By utilizing Zhone's market-leading multiple access line concentrator,
Convergenze has been able to increase network bandwidth and reach, lower service
delivery cost and provide advanced services to its customers.
"Zhone's solutions give us a high level of flexibility in both our service and
system configuration options," said Ing. Rosario Pingaro, president of
Convergenze S.p.A. "With this advanced capability, we are now able to
efficiently deliver high-quality advanced services that will elevate our
competitive position and accelerate our growth strategy. The future-proof Zhone
portfolio of products - along with additional support from Dimension Data -
helps us extend our reach with our customers, and gives us the option of
adopting technologies such as GPON and Active Ethernet, as demand dictates."
Convergenze deployed Zhone's multiple access line concentrator as its multi-
service access solution for business VoIP and high speed Ethernet-over-copper
services for area businesses and residents. A primary reason Convergenze chose
the Zhone solution was its ability to provide multiple services on a single
platform, with the option of expanding to Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) in
"Our latest international deployment increases our rapidly expanding customer
base in Europe and attests to our growing relationship with Convergenze, one
that began in 2010," said Brian Caskey, chief marketing officer of Zhone. "The
featured flexibility of the multiple access line concentrator serves just the
purpose Convergenze needs - to provide networking capabilities today with
opportunities open for tomorrow."
For more information about Zhone's solutions or to learn more about various
applications, including mobile backhaul, please visit the Zhone FiberHome(TM) or
Zhone FiberCell(TM) portfolios on the Zhone website.
About Zhone Technologies
Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) is a global leader in all IP multi-
service access solutions, serving more than 750 of the world's most innovative
network operators. The IP Zhone is the only solution that enables service
providers to build the network of the future.today, supporting end-to-end Voice,
Data, Entertainment Social Media, Business, Mobile Backhaul and Mobility
service. Zhone is committed to building the fastest and highest quality All IP
Multi-Service solution for its customers. Zhone is headquartered in California
and its products are manufactured in the USA in a facility that is emission,
waste-water and CFC free.
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