Filer Mutual Telephone Company Improves Performance and Quality of Triple Play Services by Deploying Pannaway's Customer-proven IP Access System.PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Innovative Broadband Services Company Poised to Lead the Way With Converged IP TV, Primary Line VoIP(SM) and High-speed Data Service Delivery in Central Idaho
Pannaway Technologies, Inc., designers and developers of next-generation, converged IP broadband systems to telecommunications companies, today announced that Filer Mutual Telephone Company in Filer, Idaho Filer (FĪ-ler) is a city in Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. As of the 2000 census the city population was 1,620. Filer is located just west of the intersection of U.S. Routes 93 and 30. It hosts the Twin Falls County Fair and Rodeo every September. , has deployed its multi award-winning Service Convergence Network (SCN SCN Scan
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SCN Standing Committee on Nutrition (UN) (TM)) solution to improve Triple Play performance and enhance IP TV picture quality. Filer Mutual is migrating its legacy ATM and TDM (Time Division Multiplexing) A technology that transmits multiple signals simultaneously over a single transmission path. Each lower-speed signal is time sliced into one high-speed transmission. infrastructure to a common IP and Ethernet network that delivers the technology flexibility and bandwidth scalability capable of supporting emerging communications and entertainment services for years to come.
"Since we've begun to deploy Pannaway's IP access equipment in our central office (CO) and remote terminals (RT), we've seen a significant improvement in the performance and quality of our Triple Play services, especially our IP TV service", said Mark Alexander, Central Office Technician at Filer Mutual Telephone Company. "Our goal is to provide our rural subscribers with a robust suite of cutting-edge services that are traditionally only available in major metropolitan areas and thanks to Pannaway we're well on our way to accomplishing this goal."
Filer Mutual evaluated numerous access providers before selecting Pannaway as the engine for its newly enhanced Triple Play broadband network. As the industry's only next-generation IP, Ethernet and Session Initiation Protocol (protocol) Session Initiation Protocol - (SIP) A very simple text-based application-layer control protocol. It creates, modifies, and terminates sessions with one or more participants. Such sessions include Internet telephony and multimedia conferences.
It is described in RFC 2543. (SIP)-based access platform capable of delivering converged IP TV, high-speed Internet and Primary Line VoIP(SM) with guaranteed lifeline calling and E 911 service capability, all on a per port basis, Pannaway was the clear choice for the Idaho ILEC (Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier) A traditional local telephone company such as one of the Regional Bell companies (RBOCs). Contrast with CLEC. See ELEC and TELRIC. .
Alexander adds, "The one thing that impressed us the most about the Pannaway system was that it deployed effortlessly and worked flawlessly right out of the box - as advertised."
Filer Mutual is also using Pannaway's industry-acclaimed Broadband Access Manager (BAM Bam (bäm), town (1996 pop. 70,100), Kerman prov., SE Iran, on the intermittent Bam River. Located on the western edge of the Dasht-e Lut, Bam is a trade center in a henna-growing region. Dates and other fruits are also grown; camels are raised. (TM)) which enables the ILEC to remotely manage and provision all SCN network equipment and subscriber services from a single easy-to-use graphical user interface graphical user interface (GUI)
Computer display format that allows the user to select commands, call up files, start programs, and do other routine tasks by using a mouse to point to pictorial symbols (icons) or lists of menu choices on the screen as opposed to having to (GUI (Graphical User Interface) A graphics-based user interface that incorporates movable windows, icons and a mouse. The ability to resize application windows and change style and size of fonts are the significant advantages of a GUI vs. a character-based interface. ). BAM's automated capabilities are proven to simplify broadband deployment and reduce ongoing support costs for ILECs.
"We continue to develop new ways for improving the ease-of-deployment and overall scalability of our SCN solution", said Kevin Brown, Vice President of Marketing at Pannaway. "We're proud that these enhancements are instrumental to companies like Filer Mutual as they transform their legacy systems to state-of-the-art networks capable of supporting next-generation broadband services."
About Filer Mutual Telephone Company
Filer Mutual Telephone is a member-owned company dedicated to providing personal and friendly communication services for our community. Our attention is on service, products, and technologies that allow one-to-one communications. Filer Mutual Telephone was established in 1909, when early settlers came to the Magic Valley and wanted telephone communication. At that time, only Mountain Bell served the cities in our area. Filer Mutual Telephone sells and installs residential phones, business systems, standard phones, Internet services, and a complete line of communications A route, either land, water, and/or air, that connects an operating military force with a base of operations and along which supplies and military forces move. Also called LOC. See also base of operations; route. accessories.
About Pannaway Technologies
Pannaway delivers customer-proven, broadband access solutions that enable telephone companies to offer new advanced services to their rural subscribers. Based on industry-standard Internet Protocol (IP), Ethernet and session initiation protocol (SIP) technologies, Pannaway's Service Convergence Network (SCN(TM)) architecture allows telecommunications service providers to increase revenue through the delivery converged Primary Line VoIP(SM), high-speed data and IP TV services. The privately held company privately held company
A firm whose shares are held within a relatively small circle of owners and are not traded publicly. is headquartered in Portsmouth, New Hampshire Portsmouth, New Hampshire is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire in the United States of America. It is the fourth-largest community in the county, with a population of 20,784 as of the 2000 census. , and has been building innovative broadband access solutions and service/support programs to fit the specific needs of rural telecom providers since 2002.
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