After successful launch of VDSL Wi-Fi Ruter in January, leading Norwegian operator to distribute Wi-Fi Amplifier
COLOMBES, France – 3 June, 2019 – SoftAtHome, the technology company delivering a seamless experience at home and on the go, and Telenor, the leading operator in Norway, today announce the deployment of Telenor’s Wi-Fi Amplifier. The product launched in January improves Wi-Fi coverage for VDSL subscribers and offers stronger data security with built-in filters, automatic software updates and a simple setup.
The Wi-Fi Ruter is powered by SoftAtHome’s Wifi’ON technology that brings smart Wi-Fi to the home with automatic selection of the best network frequency. The ideal place to implement secure and improved Wi-Fi reception throughout the home is within the home gateway. It is ideally suited to manage all connected devices in a market of over 800 000 connected households.
The new Wi-Fi Amplifier device, uses the MQTT protocol for real-time data transfer to the operator, enabling rapid software updates via Telenor’s SkyNet solution. The Wi-Fi Amplifier pairs automatically with an installed Wi-Fi Ruter.
“Since launching in January, our Wi-Fi Ruter has seen a very encouraging start,” said Camilla Amundsen, CMO Fixed and TV of Telenor Norway. SoftAtHome’s teams have shown deep Wi-Fi expertise to help us deliver best-of-breed Wi-Fi for our Norwegian subscribers. We are excited to be launching the new Wi-Fi Amplifier so our subscribers can extend coverage throughout their homes.”
David Viret-Lange, SoftAtHome CEO added “Telenor Norway has continually proven to be innovative, offering advanced services and features. We are proud to work with the leading Norwegian operator because they understand the importance of Wi-Fi quality. We are helping them regain control of their installed base so that they can regularly bring new innovative services.”
Telenor Norway AS is Norway’s largest mobile and fixed service provider in the field of telecommunications and data services. We spend every day working at the forefront of digitising Norway. Our 3400 employees are based at our 23 offices across Norway, and we are part of the Telenor Group, which operates in 9 countries. Our services and products help to improve productivity and provide access to all digital content. Our security and preparedness organisation works around the clock to keep our customers safe, and we are particularly focused on our social responsibility to provide security and safety for children and young people online. Our head office is located at Fornebu in Bærum.
SoftAtHome creates software for operators to deploy services with the best user experience for connectivity, pay TV and Smart Home products. Major operators in over 20 million homes across 18 countries use SoftAtHome. The company based in France and Belgium has more than 250 employees, mainly in software development. Offices are already in half a dozen European capitals as well as in Dubai, Singapore and Toronto. More info: www.softathome.com
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