The growing pressure on service providers to deliver more bandwidth to end-users is becoming even more critical due to factors such as:
As it becomes crucial to provide secure and seamless end-user access to key services and distribution, providers must ensure proper transmission of video in the home to offer an optimized viewing experience on multiple connected devices.
To address this evolution, Technicolor is presenting a new addition to its 2012 roadmap: the MediaAccess TG233, a 5GHz wireless video bridge.
As a bridge for seamless in-home wireless video distribution, it offers home users a smooth, flicker-free, wire-quality viewing experience, supporting up to four high HD TV channels. It enables real-time wireless traffic from gateway to IP set-top box, reducing wiring complexity within the entire home. This solution features the latest technologies, such as beam forming and 4x4 antennas, resulting in a very low packet error rate in most customer scenarios. Furthermore, it is very easy to install, upgrade and manage with no impact on Quality of Service or the end-user experience.
The MediaAccess TG233 can function as both a wireless access point to any gateway and a client to any set-top box. Connected to the gateway and set-top box via Ethernet, the two devices interact wirelessly.
The big advantage in this case is that the separate wireless video bridge (AP) on the gateway side can be centrally managed from the gateway GUI or via TR-069 remote management for monitoring and helpdesk purposes, as if both entities were one single device. A second TG233 is connected as a client, next to the set-top box.
With our MediaAccess TG799vn v2 5GHz Xtream gateway installed, only one separate TG233 is needed to connect as a wireless client to the set-top box.