EXFO Launches EXpert IPTV, the Industry's Most Comprehensive and Powerful Platform Test Tool for FTTx Service Deployments
(GlobeNewswire - Canada Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) QUEBEC CITY, Canada, Oct. 13, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EXFO Inc. (Nasdaq:EXFO) (TSX:EXF) announced today the launch of its EXpert IPTV Test Tools, the latest addition to EXFO's FTB-platform-based EXpert testing software series. Combined with the EXpert IP and EXpert VoIP applications, as well as EXFO's FTB-1 Ethernet and OTDR test modules, EXpert IPTV brings to the industry the most comprehensive and powerful triple-play solution in a portable device designed for growing FTTH deployments worldwide.
EXpert IPTV Test Tools: powerful IPTV analysis for access networks
The new EXpert IPTV application now enables FTB-1 platform users to quickly and easily perform pass/fail verification of IPTV installations. It also reduces the amount of service calls by detecting and clearly identifying through simple pass/fail indications any degrading conditions during service turn-up, ensuring subscribers' quality of experience. EXpert IPTV can emulate a set-top box, and displays a real-time video preview, allowing the technician to determine video and audio quality before any other equipment is installed.
"With the addition of the EXpert IPTV Test Tools to the FTB Ecosystem, not only does EXFO provide its customers with software-scalable solutions, but also complete FTTH testing capabilities with a single handheld test unit", said Étienne Gagnon, Vice-President of EXFO's Wireline Division and Corporate Marketing. "This latest innovation further demonstrates our day-to-day focus on helping our customers reduce their OPEX, and increase their overall field-testing efficiency."
Listed on the NASDAQ and TSX stock exchanges, EXFO is among the leading providers of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for wireless and wireline network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. The company offers innovative solutions for the development, installation, management and maintenance of converged, IP fixed and mobile networks from the core to the edge. Key technologies supported include 3G, 4G/LTE, IMS, Ethernet, OTN, FTTx, and various optical technologies (accounting for an estimated 35% of the portable fiber-optic test market). EXFO has a staff of approximately 1800 people in 25 countries, supporting more than 2000 telecom customers worldwide. For more information, visit www.EXFO.com.
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