has selected CopperGate's
HomePNA 3.1 technology integrated into set-top boxes and residential gateways for its TELUS TV service offering. CopperGate's chipsets provide a complete HomePNA 3.1 home networking solution that operates over both coax cables and phone wires. CopperGate chipsets are the first to comply with the ITU G.9954 (HomePNA 3.1) home networking standard and feature guaranteed parameter-based service levels and powerful remote management and diagnostics capabilities. HomePNA 3.1 technology is being deployed today by AT&T and other major telecommunication companies worldwide.
TELUS TV is a 100 percent digital entertainment service that allows subscribers to customize their entertainment experience. With TELUS TV, customers get automatic access to TELUS Video On Demand and can build a TV package from a list of more than 200 channels.
“Customer demand for TELUS TV is growing rapidly year after year. We are very pleased with the performance and features offered by CopperGate's HomePNA 3.1,” said Stephen Ospalak, vice-president, Mobile and Home devices at TELUS. “HomePNA 3.1 is helping us offer our IP based television service to more homes than ever while allowing us to lower installation and operational costs over time.”