Fiber Optic Nodes are DOCSIS® 3.1-compliant.

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Based on 1.2 GHz GaN hybrid technology, Teleste AC8710 consists of single optical node with fixed receiver, modular upstream transmitter, and 2 active GaN outputs. Teleste AC9100, based on 1.2 GHz GaN HEMT technology, consists of 2 x 4 node with 4 output ports, including 2 GaN outputs. Device integrates 2 downstream optical receivers and supports up to 4 optical upstream transmitters. In addition to power supply redundancy, AC9100 supports optical link redundancy in both directions.

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Teleste Introduces New DOCSIS® 3.1-compliant Nodes to Celebrate the Milestone of 400,000 Delivered Units for the Teleste AC Family

TURKU, Finland, -- Teleste's AC family of professional, high-performance broadband amplifiers and nodes reaches the milestone of 400,000 delivered units. Now we introduce new DOCSIS 3.1-compliant nodes to lead the next generation of this proven product family.

Teleste Corporation, a leading provider of video and broadband technologies and related services, announces its new 1.2 GHz fibre optic nodes, AC9100 and AC8710, to complement the Teleste AC family of high-performance broadband amplifiers and nodes.

On the evolution path towards next generation HFC networks

Since coming to the market, the Teleste AC product family has been characterised by high-performance capability, ease of use and adaptability to changing industry requirements. In 2007, the family introduced intelligence to network products, with remotely configurable and auto-adjusting fibre optic nodes and amplifiers. Today, the family is extending to the next generation network products that offer even higher performance and extremely fast IP delivery.

"Today, a major transformation for the cable industry is the deployment of the DOCSIS 3.1 technology that is about to start a totally new rebuilding wave in HFC networks. The technology will provide 1 Gbps experience for consumers and create immense opportunities in development of new IP-based services, with significantly lower investment costs compared to FTTH. However, the challenge is how technology vendors will be able to meet the higher technical requirements for e.g. loading performance set by the wider DOCSIS 3.1 frequency ranges", says Pasi Jarvenpaa, SVP of Research and Development for Teleste.

"As giant as the step to DOCSIS 3.1 may seem, it is not unique in the history of HFC networks. The same kind of challenges have been solved successfully before. A notable example of such a technological excellence is Teleste's AC nodes and amplifiers, which have offered broadband operators top performance and validated quality for several years."

To celebrate the milestone of 400,000 delivered AC devices and to complement our offering for the next generation broadband networks, Teleste will introduce the first 1.2 GHz nodes to the AC family at ANGA COM 2015:

- Teleste AC8710  [ , intelligent 1.2 GHz single optical node with fixed receiver, modular upstream transmitter and two active high-performance GaN outputs

- Teleste AC9100 [ , intelligent 1.2 GHz 2x4 node with four output ports, including two high-performance GaN outputs. The node supports power supply redundancy as well as optical link redundancy in both directions. It also supports up to four optical upstream transmitters. Two downstream optical receivers are integrated into the node.

The nodes will be highlighted at ANGA COM 2015 in Cologne, Germany, June 9-11. We welcome you to learn more and visit us at our stand, E19 in hall 10.2. For more information about the products and our ANGA offering, please visit .

About Teleste

Teleste is an international technology company that develops and offers video and broadband technologies and related services. Our supply of technology contributes to the convenience and safety of daily living. Our core business is video - video and data processing, transfer and management. Our customer base consists of cable and telecom operators, as well as public sector organizations. Our business is divided into two divisions, which are Video and Broadband Solutions and Network Services. In both areas, we rank among the world's leading companies and technological forerunners. Video and Broadband Solutions focuses on access networks and video security and information solutions. Network Services offers comprehensive services for network design, construction and maintenance. In 2014, Teleste's net sales totaled EUR 197 million, and the company employed more than 1,400 people. Teleste runs a worldwide network of offices and more than 90% of its sales are generated outside Finland. The company is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki. For more information see For more information see and follow @telestecorp [ on Twitter.

Teleste Corporation

CONTACT: More information: Pasi Järvenpää, Senior Vice President - Research and Development, Teleste Corporation,, Press contact: Mirkka Lamppu, Manager -  CEM and Communications, Teleste Corpora-tion, Tel. +358-2-2605-611,

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