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Vyyo to Showcase Ability of Ultraband Platform to Harness the Power of Bandwidth at Cable-Tec Expo


NORCROSS, Ga., June 18 - Vyyo Inc. (NASDAQ:VYYO), a supplier of broadband access equipment for cable system operators, will be showing how cable system operators can harness the power of new bandwidth to deploy additional revenue-generating services at the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers Cable-Tec Expo June 20-22 in Orlando, FL.

At its booth (#2764) at the Orange County Convention Center, Vyyo will be showing how its UltraBand(TM) spectrum overlay platform doubles downstream bandwidth and is the only cable solution that quadruples the upstream to deliver fiber-like performance over existing HFC plant. The UltraBand platform enables operators to create new revenues through such advanced residential and business offerings as 100 channels of HD; HD on Demand; IPTV tiers; and T1, DOCSIS 3.0 and Ethernet data services.

The Vyyo exhibit also will show how operators can future-proof their networks through the deployment of UltraBand passives that are compatible with current legacy 1GHz networks, and can achieve "ultrabandwidth" by leveraging Vyyo spectrum overlay active products in the future. In addition, Vyyo will be showing how the UltraBand platform supports T1 services over existing coax when combined with the Vyyo XMTS or new XMTS-TE Access Concentrators.

"Increases in bandwidth historically have rewarded cable investors with increases in new revenues," said Wayne H. Davis, CEO of Vyyo. "As the industry looks ahead to new markets, we believe that UltraBand's technology-based approach to expanding both the downstream and the upstream will play a key role in operators' ability to cost-effectively increase financial returns from their existing HFC plant investment."

The Vyyo UltraBand platform is designed to use higher frequencies over coaxial cable to allow cable companies to substantially increase bandwidth to fiber-like performance, leveraging their existing infrastructure and at a fraction of the cost (under $125 per home passed) to build new fiber networks. With UltraBand, cable system operators can create new bandwidth on a targeted basis for approximately 10% of the published cost per home of telco fiber builds, while maintaining their existing investment in their HFC networks and set-top boxes. Vyyo estimates that the UltraBand platform can be deployed for 40% percent of the cost of a 1 GHz/midsplit configuration, the only other architecture that enables fiber-like upstream and downstream performance over existing HFC plant.

The XMTS-TE is an enhanced version of the Vyyo T1 over coax broadband hub that supports both SONET- and IP-based transport and eliminates the need for operators to deploy TDM/SONET backbones for business services. The XMTS-TE uses innovative technology to encapsulate the T1 circuits into Ethernet frames, allowing for transport over metro or regional Ethernet networks and thereby eliminating the need for operators to deploy TDM/SONET backbones for business services. The Vyyo T1 solution scales in a manner that mirrors the simplicity and cost effectiveness of cable's proven HSD deployment model: The XMTS-TE is a headend-based T1 CMTS that communicates with T1 modems at the business customer's premises.

About Vyyo Inc.

Vyyo Inc., (NASDAQ:VYYO), a leading supplier of broadband access equipment, delivers to cable system operators a powerful, economic platform with fiber-like performance that extends their dominant bandwidth position over the competition and drives new revenues. Vyyo's spectrum overlay technology expands typical HFC (hybrid-fiber coax) network capacity in the "last mile," offering the only cost-effective solution that quadruples upstream and doubles downstream bandwidth to help operators deliver new, advanced residential and business services at a fraction of the cost of fiber deployments. Vyyo is based in Norcross, GA. For more information, please visit http://www.vyyo.com/.

Source: Vyyo Inc.

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Web site: http://www.vyyo.com/

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