Zhone Technologies, Inc : Tilgin Teams with Zhone Technologies for Connected Home Ecosystem Contacts Aurora Arlet Zhone Investor Relations Eric Hjelmestam Edelman for Zhone Public Tel: +1 510.777.7013 Vice President Solution & Relations Marketing, Tilgin Tel: +1 404.460.8578 Fax: +1 510.777.7001 Tel: +46 8 572 387 33 E: E: E: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Tilgin Teams with Zhone Technologies for Connected Home Ecosystem Tilgin TR-069 Auto Configuration Server, tGem, and Zhone's indoor GPON ONT family complete successful interoperability testing Stockholm, Sweden and Oakland, CA, May 7, 2013: Tilgin, a leading provider of solutions for multi-play and FTTx broadband access and Zhone Technologies, a global leader in FTTx network access solutions, today announced a strategic partnership to integrate Tilgin's TR-069 management suite, tGem, with Zhone's indoor GPON ONT product line - providing operators with a robust plug-and-play network management solution for triple-play offerings. In a continued effort to provide the industry with cutting-edge solutions for triple-play delivery, Tilgin strengthens its Connected Home ecosystem by teaming up with a leading FTTx access solution provider and thereby position tGem as a respected management platform for the GPON market. "All TR-069-enabled GPON devices can now reap the benefits of next-generation remote management solutions," said Eric Hjelmestam, vice president Solution & Marketing at Tilgin. "This allows operators to deliver a rich service portfolio to their subscribers from day one, in a controlled way, and with high levels of customer satisfaction." "Through this strategic partnership, Zhone opens up the capability to provide remote management for the entire TR-069 ecosystem," said Brian Caskey, chief marketing officer at Zhone Technologies. "Working together, we will continue to provide operators with the fastest and most complete remote network management solution available today." Tilgin's ACS, tGem, is a comprehensive remote management platform for the management of devices compliant with Broadband Forum's TR-069 standard. tGem addresses the full life-cycle of Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) devices in a multi-vendor context: from initial activation to service upgrade, from proactive maintenance procedures to subscriber care. Delivering remotely managed services is an essential part of all successful service providers' business strategy. This approach keeps the operational cost low while at the same time increasing the base of new revenues in a timely manner. Another essential key to success is to maintain customer satisfaction high and reduce churn. With its Intelligent Mass Management concepts and Alarms and Monitoring features, Tilgin ACS delivers on all accounts. Zhone's indoor GPON ONT family has many options for deployment of services. Models range from a single Ethernet port to a model with 24 voice ports and 24 Ethernet ports allowing the service provider to choose the right model for the job. The indoor GPON portfolio also includes models with T1/E1 interface for transport over a packet network. -End - About Tilgin Tilgin's high-performance, software-controlled home gateways and remote management solutions turn online homes into a profitable business for operators and a personalized experience of quality and simplicity for their customers. Our telecom-grade solutions allow for managed services - for triple play and beyond - to be introduced instantly and individually. With easy integration in operational and business support systems, they substantially reduce operators' cost while creating loyal and satisfied customers and a strong brand. Tilgin systems and solutions are deployed at more than 100 operators in more than 30 countries giving Tilgin a strong client base with a broad international reach. Tilgin was founded in 1997. Tilgin is headquartered in Kista, Sweden, and has a network of international sales partners. About Zhone Technologies Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) is a global leader in all IP multi-service access solutions, serving more than 750 of the world's most innovative network operators. The IP Zhone is the only solution that enables service providers to build the network of the future.today, supporting end-to-end Voice, Data, Entertainment Social Media, Business, Mobile Backhaul and Mobility service. Zhone is committed to building the fastest and highest quality All IP Multi-Service solution for its customers. Zhone is headquartered in California and its products are manufactured in the USA in a facility that is emission, waste-water and CFC free. Zhone, the Zhone logo, and all Zhone product names are trademarks of Zhone Technologies, Inc. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective holders. 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Zhone Technologies, Inc : Tilgin Teams with Zhone Technologies for Connected Home Ecosystem
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