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Vodafone Germany Transforms Broadband Network Infrastructure with Casa Systems

Vodafone Germany Transforms Broadband Network Infrastructure with Casa Systems

February 6, 2019 at 8:30 AM EST
Casa’s DOCSIS® 3.1-based solution paves the way for Vodafone to deliver gigabit speeds to millions of customers across the country

ANDOVER, Mass. , Feb. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  Casa Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASA) announced today that Vodafone Germany, one of Germany’s largest integrated telecommunications service providers, is deploying Casa’s DOCSIS 3.1 network solution to deliver high-speed broadband services across its entire cable footprint.

Last year, Vodafone launched an aggressive Gigabit Investment Plan comprised of three initiatives to transform its fixed access network infrastructure and enable high-speed broadband services to millions of homes and businesses across Germany.  The Giga-Cable initiative will deliver gigabit speeds to Vodafone’s cable footprint through the adoption of DOCSIS 3.1 based solutions.  Leveraging Casa Systems’ Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) with DOCSIS 3.1 technology, Vodafone will be able to accelerate the upgrade of its cable infrastructure and by the end of 2021, more than 12 million households will enjoy gigabit speeds on Vodafone’s ultra-fast cable network.

Casa System’s award-winning and fully integrated CCAP platform features CableLabs DOCSIS 3.1 standard, both upstream and downstream, enabling gigabit speeds and higher bandwidth capacity to meet rising demands. Casa’s full support of the DOCSIS 3.1 standard gives service providers the ability to offer download speeds as high as 10 Gbps and upload speeds as high as 1 Gbps. Backward compatibility with DOCSIS 3.0 allows a graceful transition and better utilization of network assets.

“Service providers are transforming their networks to keep pace with consumer’s expectations and deliver high-speed broadband services,” said Jerry Guo, CEO at Casa Systems. “Our DOCSIS 3.1 solutions give providers like Vodafone the ability to enable gigabit speeds today as well as the multi-gigabit services of tomorrow. We will continue to bring new innovations and technology to our customers who rely on us to stay a step ahead.” 

About Vodafone Germany
Vodafone Germany is a leading integrated telecommunications company and Germany’s largest cable television operator, offering fixed broadband, mobile communications, internet and TV services. As a gigabit company, Vodafone is a key contributor to the development of Germany’s 5G infrastructure. The Düsseldorf-based company’s continuous investments in faster fixed and mobile networks are taking Germany forward into the gigabit society. Vodafone Germany offers a comprehensive ICT portfolio for enterprise customers, networking people and machines, facilitating secure corporate networks and storing enterprise data in the German cloud. Around 90% of all DAX-listed companies and 15 of Germany’s 16 federal states are already Vodafone customers. Vodafone Germany generated annual revenue of 10 billion euros in the last fiscal year with more than 47 million SIM cards, 6.8 million fixed broadband customers and numerous digital solutions.

Vodafone Germany is the largest operating company of the Vodafone Group, one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies with mobile operations in 25 countries and partners with mobile networks in 44 more. It also has fixed broadband operations in 19 countries. Vodafone has around 700 million mobile customers and 21 million fixed broadband customers around the world.

Visit the website at www.vodafone-deutschland.de for further information.

About Casa Systems, Inc.
Casa Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASA) delivers converged broadband technology solutions that enable mobile, cable and fixed network service providers to meet the growing demand for gigabit bandwidth and services. Our suite of distributed and virtualized solutions for fixed and mobile 5G ultra-broadband networks are engineered for performance, flexibility and scale. Commercially deployed in over 70 countries, Casa serves more than 450 Tier 1 and regional service providers worldwide.

For more information, please visit us at http://www.casa-systems.com

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Alicia Thomas                                                                      
Casa Systems, Inc.                                                               
100 Old River Road                                                               
Andover, Mass. 01810                                                           
+1.817.909.8921                                                                    
alicia.thomas@casa-systems.com

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Source: Casa Systems, Inc.