04.13.2004 12:00 PM
BNS joins forces with partners to make mVPN network a reality

Broadband Network Systems (BNS) has announced with Cisco Systems, Millennium Information Technologies, TANDBERG Television, BitBand and Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT) a demonstration of the world’s first successful mVPN network deployment for multicast video on VPN and video-on-demand.

In the weeklong trial, BNS provided turnkey IP video solutions for its first mVPN network. On a Cisco platform with mMPLS core from SLT, using IP video servers from BitBand Technologies, MPEG encoders and IP streamers from TANDBERG Television and BNS P200 IP set-top boxes, the tests consisted of multicast live TV channels and on-demand movies, successfully brought from the headend via mMPLS core and mVPN link.

The multicast and VOD streams were then transported to several edge locations in the network, including the client side, and the result was that all video streams were tested at 4Mb/s on a DSL network.

The result of the collaboration was a reliable, secure, private and easily managed network that is - for the first time - capable of delivering multicast video on IP-VPN networks. This collaboration also demonstrated how mVPN could cater to multi-ISP users.

For more information, please visit: www.bnsltd.com.

Back to the top

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Tuesday 03:07 PM
WMUR-TV Says FAA Drone Rules Preclude ENG
The FAA’s current rules and proposed ban on flight over people, requirement of visual line of sight and restriction on nighttime flying, effectively prohibit broadcasters from using UAS for newsgathering. ~ WMUR-TV General Manager Jeff Bartlett

Featured Articles
Exhibitions & Events
Discover TV Technology