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Harmonic and WISI partner on cable access solutions

Video infrastructure firm Harmonic and TV and broadband technology firm WISI Communications are partnering to provide “next-generation cable access solutions.”

The deal will see the firms develop products that let cable operators to keep pace with business and industry requirements like CCAP, DOCSIS 3.1 and Distributed Access Architecture with digital fibre transport.

The pair said they will provide a flexible, scalable network architecture that optimises the delivery of video, data and voice services, while lowering capital and operating expenses.

“This collaboration is a win-win situation for Harmonic, WISI and the cable industry,” said Nimrod Ben-Natan, senior vice president and general manager, cable edge business, Harmonic.