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Telesat deploys Dyband on its HSi
OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA (December 4, 2003)-Dyband
today announced delivery of their IP Traffic Management solution
to Telesat Canada to manage traffic on the Telesat High Speed
Internet (HSi) business service.
Dyband intelligent IP Traffic Management software provides
Telesat with control over bandwidth consumption, by IP address,
for up to 50,000 individual satellite subscribers and/or groups;
the ability to define and manage a virtually unlimited number
of SLAs at distinct price points; as well as view and adjust
network performance in real-time, while gathering comprehensive
historical statistics for later analysis.
Telesat's High Speed Internet solution is
a two-way satellite turnkey service that supports a wide variety
of IP data and multicast applications, and includes "always
on" Internet access (at ADSL-type speeds), 24/7 technical
support, warranty and optional service packages.
"Dyband is a key component of our network," comments Mike
Kreller, director of Network Engineering at Telesat. "It allows
us to manage the system resources on our HSi network in real
time, and dynamically optimize both network performance and
our customer's experience. We are very pleased with the Dyband
"The focus of most satellite players has shifted to include
two-way broadband local loop access and complex, end-to-end
content distribution solutions," stated Christopher Baugh,
founder and principal analyst of Northern Sky Research, an
international market research and consulting firm specializing
in broadband technology and Internet applications. "These
applications demand new solutions that are technically sound,
easy to implement and scale with demand."
MEETING SATELLITE'S CHALLENGES
Dyband meets several key financial and technical challenges
facing satellite service providers today and provides a rapid
return on investment. Dyband software:
- Maximizes throughput across the satellite link.
- Enables service providers to add additional users while
providing more consistent, reliable access service.
- Enhances the efficiency of the Internet connection by
reducing packet loss.
- Shapes traffic independently of the latency of the satellite
medium, every 10ms regardless of congestion.
- Offers complete flexibility in managing upstream and downstream
traffic by providing separate controls for each traffic
- Delivers insight into both the topology and performance
of the satellite distribution network.
Dyband is available today and operating in satellite access
environments. Dyband intelligent IP traffic management software
is easy to install and runs on industry-standard hardware platforms
and operating systems. The software is available in a broad
range of configurations that scale to meet the needs of satellite
service providers as they grow-from 1 Mbps to 155 Mbps of managed
bandwidth per Dyband unit, easily handling a full transponder.
ABOUT DYBAND CORPORATION
Dyband Corporation is a provider of unique
IP traffic management software and solutions to multiple "last
mile" narrowband and broadband access markets, such as the
satellite, fixed wireless, wireline, cable and the corporate
enterprise markets. Dyband enables Internet service providers,
educational institutions, governments agencies and enterprise
organizations to reduce operating costs and improve profit
margins by gaining absolute control of bandwidth, allowing
them to provide consistent, reliable access services while
eliminating the need to provision bandwidth to meet peak demand.
Dyband Corporation is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
and can be reached via email at email@example.com
or via the Internet at www.dyband.com.
ABOUT TELESAT CANADA
Telesat is a pioneer in satellite operations and systems management.
The company made history in 1972 with the launch of the first
domestic commercial communications satellite in geostationary
orbit. Today, Telesat competes with other top international
satellite fleets in providing telecommunications and broadcasting
services throughout the Americas and consulting services worldwide.
Telesat is a wholly owned subsidiary of BCE Inc., Canada's largest
communications company. Telesat's website is www.telesat.ca
Dyband and logo are trademarks of Dyband
Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their
respective holders and are acknowledged by Dyband Corporation.
Tim Welch, Dyband Corporation (613) 820-3677
Marilynn Wright, Telesat Canada, (613) 748-8855
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