part of CommScope) today announced that SaskTel has
selected the ARRIS HomeAssure™ solution to bring new high-performance Wi-Fi
services to subscribers across Saskatchewan, Canada.
HomeAssure solution is designed to ensure a high-quality Wi-Fi experience. It
improves Wi-Fi coverage and performance, automatically optimizing the home
network; and it facilitates set-up and management for the growing number of
Wi-Fi devices and applications in the home.
CLICK TO TWEET: SaskTel will bring high-performance Wi-Fi services to subscribers across Saskatchewan, Canada using the ARRIS HomeAssure solution.
HomeAssure Self-Service app will allow SaskTel subscribers to see which devices
are on their home Wi-Fi network, and identify weak Wi-Fi signal locations. It
also allows users to improve signal quality through optimal network extender
placement, as well as set internet access rules for authorized devices on the
network. Together with
ARRIS’s leading broadband gateways and extenders, the ARRIS HomeAssure solution
works to cover homes in fast, reliable Wi-Fi, while creating operational and
support efficiencies for SaskTel.
excited to work with ARRIS to bring our customers a top-tier Wi-Fi experience
that allows them to make the most of their internet connection, everywhere in
their home,“ said Doug Burnett, SaskTel president and CEO. “This new technology
solution also has the added benefit of creating new efficiencies for SaskTel
that will help us to manage our operating and support costs for internet
service going forward.”
use the HomeAssure solution in concert with the following ARRIS offerings to
maximize Wi-Fi performance and coverage: ARRIS® NVG448BQ
residential gateways, VAP4641
wireless extenders, GPE2001
G.hn extenders, and the ECO Self-Service cloud-based Wi-Fi management and
mobile app. The ARRIS broadband gateways and extenders will dynamically
optimize Wi-Fi performance throughout the home based on coverage, usage and
mobility. The ARRIS VAP4641 wireless extender was the first
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED EasyMesh™ solution on the market, allowing it to work seamlessly
in a unified Wi-Fi network.
a great Wi-Fi experience is having the right combination of technology inside
and outside of the broadband gateway,” said Larry Robinson, senior vice
president and segment leader, Customer Premises Equipment at CommScope.
“With the ARRIS HomeAssure solution, subscribers don’t need to wait for a
technical service visit in the event of an issue. They can resolve the issue
themselves, instantly. Our work with SaskTel goes beyond fast and reliable
Wi-Fi, by taking a modern and holistic approach to providing the best Wi-Fi
experience to broadband subscribers.”
the leading Information and Communications Technology (ICT) provider in
Saskatchewan, with over $1.2 billion in annual revenue and approximately 1.35
million customer connections including 610,000 wireless accesses, 333,000
wireline network accesses, 283,000 Internet accesses and 113,000 maxTV
subscribers. SaskTel and its wholly-owned subsidiaries offer a wide range of
ICT products and services including competitive voice, data and Internet
services, wireless data services, maxTV services, data centre services,
cloud-based services, security monitoring services, advertising services, and
international software and consulting services. SaskTel and its wholly-owned
subsidiaries have a workforce of approximately 3,900 full-time equivalent
employees (FTEs). Visit SaskTel at www.sasktel.com.
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press release includes forward-looking statements that are based on information
currently available to management, management’s beliefs, as well as on a number
of assumptions concerning future events. Forward-looking statements are not a
guarantee of performance and are subject to a number of uncertainties and other
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