Cable Operators

BigBand Signs Comporium

10/11/2004 12:00 AM Eastern

BigBand Networks Inc. announced Monday that Rock Hill, S.C.-based Comporium Communications will use its equipment to deploy advanced voice, video and data service to its 125,000 subscribers in the Southeast.

The deal covers BigBand's “Broadband Multimedia Service Router BMR1200,” “BRE20” real-time encoder, “Cuda12000” cable-modem-termination system and “FastFlow” broadband provisioning manager.

Comporium provides both Internet-protocol video and MPEG-2 (Moving Picture Expert Group) video service to subscribers over a mix of traditional cable and traditional telephony plant.