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Adelphia Selects Sandvine to Protect Subscribers from Worms and Spam.



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 -- Sandvine intelligent broadband network solution to be deployed network-wide

Sandvine Incorporated, world leader in providing intelligent broadband network solutions, today announced that Adelphia Communications Corporation (OTC OTC

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 network. Sandvine's solution allows Adelphia to enhance subscriber quality of experience (QoE) by protecting broadband applications from malicious attacks and competing traffic.

Sandvine's breadth of features, scalable architecture, and application-aware reporting capability were key to Adelphia's deployment decision. This market-leading solution gives Adelphia visibility into its broadband traffic enabling them to manage network resources, roll out new services, and enhance subscriber quality of experience.

"Adelphia selected Sandvine for its broad feature set, in particular, the security operations services element of the solution. With granular network visibility, we are able to identify all forms of malicious traffic and ensure that our subscribers' broadband experience is protected," said Marwan Fawaz, chief technology officer, Adelphia Communications. "We have seen a significant decrease in spam and other malicious attacks, as well as a reduction in customer support calls."

Sandvine equipment is deployed at the access layer, across Adelphia's network.

"Sandvine commends Adelphia's commitment to ensuring the optimal health of their network while enhancing subscriber satisfaction," said Dave Caputo, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  for Sandvine, "We are pleased to be a part of Adelphia's ongoing efforts to ensure that subscribers have the best possible Internet experience."

ABOUT ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION

Adelphia Communications Corporation (OTC: ADELQ) is the fifth-largest cable television company in the U.S. Adelphia serves customers in 31 states and offers analog and digital video services, high-speed Internet See broadband.  access, and other advanced services over its broadband networks This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling.
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ABOUT SANDVINE INCORPORATED

Sandvine's award-winning intelligent broadband network equipment helps broadband service providers An ISP, telephone company, cable company or other carrier that offers high-speed communications to homes and businesses, typically for Internet access. Cable modems, DSL and T1 lines are the common technologies. See broadband, cable modem, DSL and T1.  characterize what really happens on their networks, enabling policies that improve customer satisfaction, reduce operational costs and increase profitability. Sandvine's application and subscriber-aware solutions empower service providers to take control of competing traffic, stop the proliferation proliferation /pro·lif·er·a·tion/ (pro-lif?er-a´shun) the reproduction or multiplication of similar forms, especially of cells.prolif´erativeprolif´erous

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 of destructive worm, DoS and spam Trojan traffic and ensure subscriber quality of experience (QoE). With over 70 deployments globally, Sandvine is protecting the Internet experience for millions of broadband subscribers worldwide. www.sandvine.com
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