|Case Studies for Service Provider|
|Edge-Core's Triple-Play Solution for ISP Operator in Czech|
With a customer base of more than 12,000 internet, VOIP and IP-TV subscribers and 4,000 customers connected through Wi-Fi at 350 HotSpots in more than 50 cities, as well as 3,000 customers connected through microwave links, as well as more than 50,000 customers for VoIP services connected through internet, it is a challenge for this leading ISP operator to build up a triple-play network that can be easily managed with high reliability, high cost-performance, and lower power consumption.
Moreover, this very first triple-play operator in Czech is now providing more than 70 IP-TV Channels, advanced management features to easily and efficiently manage IP-TV network configuration while enabling the optimization of high bandwidth communications and on-demand entertainment, has become another challenge.
In this project, the ISP solution that Edge-Core provides consists of L3 Switches ES4612 acting in core rings, L3 Switches ES
The IP-TV features of Edge-Core's Triple-Play switches include IGMP Snooping for handling of multicast streams, IGMP Group for easy configuration of TV channels packages, and IGMP Filtering feature which blocks subscribers from accessing IP-TV channels they did not order, and lastly, the IGMP Throttling feature which allows to set the number of IP-TV channels subscriber can receive simultaneously. Finally, Multicast VLAN Registration feature allows sharing of multicast streams in the network while subscribers remain separated by VLAN. That increases network security, saves bandwidth of core lines and saves CPU power of L3 switches by not having to route multicast streams.