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R Selects Jungo Middleware for Next-Generation Cable and DSL Gateway
  • Spain's R chooses Jungo's broadband software solutions to streamline its service and enhance new DOCSIS 3.0 and DSL gateways
  • Jungo's OpenRG™ residential gateway middleware will enable R to benefit from uniform software across their entire installed base
  • R to implement highly efficient customer support suite with Jungo’s SCRTM (Support Cost Reduction) solution and the Jungo JRMS™ (Remote Management System)
  • R to deploy Jungo's NationZone™ software to turn legacy home gateways into Wi-Fi hotspot access points, creating a countrywide unified Wi-Fi network

ANGA Cable 2010, Stand B18A – May 4, 2010 – Jungo Ltd., an NDS Group company and a leading provider of software solutions for residential gateways, today announced that R, a Spanish quad-play cable operator, has chosen Jungo’s suite of broadband software solutions to support its residential and home office customers.

Jungo’s suite of advanced broadband software solutions will streamline the R platform. With Jungo OpenRG™ residential gateway middleware providing uniform software across their entire installed base, including on both their cable DOCSIS 3.0 and DSL gateways, R will be able to deliver a better broadband experience to customers and reduce the time to market for new, advanced services.

Further enhancing the efficacy of the R platform, Jungo’s SCR™ (Support Cost Reduction) solution, will enable R to significantly reduce the frequency and length of customer support calls whilst substantially improving the customer’s experience. In addition, R will introduce JRMS™, Jungo's remote management system, which includes a comprehensive set of back office tools that help manage gateways, associated broadband services and network devices – enabling the remote control and configuration of every deployed gateway to provide quick and effective online support, troubleshooting and easy management of customer accounts.

To complete their suite of Jungo technologies, R have chosen to implement Jungo's NationZone™ to dynamically transform excess bandwidth available in the home gateways across its installed base into a secure, unified Wi-Fi hotspot network without degrading the user experience in the home. The NationZone wireless access network can be "turned on" by R through a simple remote upgrade procedure, thereby leveraging the existing CPE infrastructure.

"When we made the decision to provide our customers with next-generation gateways, we realized that choosing one robust, hardware-agnostic middleware solution that supports all gateways, regardless of CPE hardware, would be a smart move. Jungo's solution does just that and will enable us to offer new services quickly and easily, while keeping development and ongoing support costs to a minimum," said Arturo Dopico, CEO, R.

"As an innovative service provider, R sees the business benefits that can be achieved by deploying the right software solution, both in the gateway and the head-end," said Eran Rom, CEO, Jungo." We believe that Jungo's solution will help R maintain its competitive edge in the Spanish market."

With this suite of Jungo technologies, R’s residential subscribers will be able to enjoy an optimal digital home experience, including IPTV and DLNA media sharing, complete broadband networking access, 802.11n wireless, highly secure high-speed web access, print sharing and file sharing – all through a single box.

Visit Jungo at ANGA Cable and The Cable Show
Jungo will be at ANGA Cable May 4-6, Booth# B18A (NDS stand), Cologne Fair Grounds, Cologne, Germany and at The Cable Show May 11-13 Suite #ES-18 Los Angeles Convention Center, USA

About R

R is the Galician fiber optic communications operator offering businesses and homes advanced communications services including telephone, high speed Internet, multi-channel thematic television and mobile phone. R offers its telecommunication services to 74 Galician council areas at that moment and the company has invested more than 725 million euros in this project for Galicia. More information about R is available at http://r.mundo-r.com

About OpenRG™

Jungo’s OpenRG™ software for residential gateways enables delivery of innovative, usable and manageable value-added services to the evolving digital home, while minimizing the operator’s support cost and VAS time-to-market. OpenRG supports all popular home networks and access networks, and includes high-performance feature-rich VAS enablers, such as QoS, VoIP, Firewall and Remote management, as well as a growing set of value-added services. Millions of Jungo-based gateways are deployed worldwide. Operators deploying Jungo-powered gateways can rapidly and easily introduce new value added services that drive revenues and increase ARPU.

About Jungo

Jungo Ltd., an NDS Group company, is a provider of broadband home value-added service solutions. Jungo's flagship products, OpenRG (residential gateway software platform) and OpenSMB™ (small and medium business gateway software platform) enable broadband operators to deliver managed revenue-generating services to the digital home.

Jungo also offers extensive connectivity software solutions for USB and PCI, including WinDriver™, a driver development toolkit that enables developers to quickly create custom device drivers that can run on a multitude of operating systems without modification, and USBware™, a complete, high-quality embedded USB software protocol stack, allowing device manufacturers to easily incorporate standard USB OTG/Host/Device connectivity in their designs.

To find out more about Jungo Ltd. and our products, please visit www.jungo.com.

About NDS

NDS Group Ltd. creates the technologies and applications that enable pay-TV operators to securely deliver digital content to TV STBs (set-top boxes), DVRs (digital video recorders), PCs, mobiles and other multimedia devices. Over 70 of the world’s leading pay-TV platforms rely on NDS solutions to protect and enhance their businesses. VideoGuard® is the world’s market-leading conditional access (CA) and digital rights management (DRM) technology, currently deployed on 119 million active devices, and safeguarding pay-TV service revenues exceeding $40 billion. NDS middleware, including MediaHighway® which enables a host of advanced services for subscribers, has been deployed on 143 million devices. NDS DVR technology, centred around XTV™, leads the global industry with 28 million units deployed. (Deployment figures as of 31st March 2010).

Headquartered in the UK, NDS remains committed to investing in R&D with over 75% of its employees dedicated to pioneering work at development centres in China, Denmark, France, India, Israel, Korea, UK and US. NDS has also implemented a host of initiatives aimed at reducing its carbon footprint and helping digital TV subscribers reduce energy consumption.

NDS Group Ltd. is a private company owned by the Permira Funds and News Corporation. See www.nds.com for more information.

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