Iskratel has officially launched its second-generation family of universal home gateways, which now feature GPON connectivity. The Innbox V60U is a hybrid customer premises equipment (CPE) device that supports most access network technologies, including GPON, FTTH, ADSL2, VDSL2 and Ethernet.
Iskratel says the device will appeal to operators because it lowers the expense of running the network. Deploying just one kind of CPE device instead of many drastically simplifies and optimises logistics. And not only that, when deploying a new technology to customers, intervention from technicians is no longer required as end-users can be migrated seamlessly to the new technology and services.
The Innbox V60U will also be attractive to consumers as it includes advanced features like dual-radio Wi-Fi with 802.11ac MIMO wireless, full gigabit routing and several USB ports for extendibility.
“Iskratel has successfully delivered and implemented their CPE product Innbox V60U to our network, and along the way showed a high level of professionalism and competence. We have established that the equipment provided by Iskratel is of high quality and is reliable,” said Miroslav Štravs, CTO at Slovenian internet service provider T-2.
”Most operators can calculate exactly how much they are spending on logistics and support operations. Iskratel's new hybrid CPE device drastically lowers the opex for any operator utilising different access technologies in its network, no matter what size,” said Uroš Habič, product manager at Iskratel.