Affinegy and ZyXEL Announce TR-069 Interoperability

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Combines cloud-based, SaaS TR-069 Auto-Configuration Server Solution with an “It Just Works’’ Experience for the Connected Consumer

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The Affinegy ACS platform brings greater visibility, self-care, and remote device manageability to the widely deployed ZyXEL family of TR-069 gateways. Savvy service providers can better serve and monetize their subscribers' digital lifestyles.

Affinegy, a global supplier of service enablement and network management software solutions for the home, and ZyXEL Communications, a leading provider of secure broadband networking, Internet access, connected home and routing products today announced broad interoperability between the Affinegy ACS Platform and the P660HN-51 DSL Gateway device.

The sheer number of devices being connected inside the home is making life more complicated for the consumer and the broadband service provider, who is often being asked to help resolve the confusion. “Savvy service providers are recognizing this situation as an opportunity to both better serve their subscribers and monetize activities they are often already performing”, states Melissa Simpler, CEO and Co-founder of Affinegy. “The widely deployed ZyXEL family of TR-069 gateways along with the Affinegy ACS platform products are bringing greater visibility and remote device manageability to the toolkit of the digital service provider – two elements greatly needed if they are to continue to evolve their business strategy and take advantage of emerging digital lifestyle services.”

The Affinegy ACS is a comprehensive remote CPE management platform fully compliant with the Broadband Forum’s TR-069 specifications. The platform is complimented by web-based portals for Customer Care and Subscriber Self Care functions along with a patented approach to managing non-TR-069 legacy devices inside the home brings a simplicity of system interaction and unparalleled troubleshooting capabilities, far exceeding the typical firmware management activities found in traditional ACS platforms. The Affinegy portfolio of products delivers the OPEX containment measures service providers seek and enable the service revenue generating capabilities they require.

About Affinegy
Affinegy is a proven global supplier of service enablement and network management software solutions for the home. Leading broadband service providers, equipment manufacturers and premium care providers use Affinegy products to power profitable quality connections for their customers and have deployed Affinegy solutions worldwide in over 33M households and 27 languages. Affinegy software increases product and service adoption, slashes inbound support costs and improves customer satisfaction. For more information, visit http://www.affinegy.com.

About ZyXEL Communications Corp.
ZyXEL Communications Corp., founded in 1989, is a world-class networking company providing leading technology Internet product and solutions. As one of the early modem manufacturers, ZyXEL has gone through transformations in the fast-paced networking industry. Today, ZyXEL is one of the few companies in the world capable of offering complete networking solutions for Telcos, small to medium-sized businesses, and digital home users for a wide range of deployment scenarios. Telco solutions include Central Office Equipment, Customer Premises Equipment, Wired and Wireless Access Network Devices, and Carrier Switches. SMB and Enterprise solutions include Unified Security Gateways, LAN Switches, WLAN, and IP Telephony. Digital Home solutions include Network Connectivity Devices and Multimedia Solutions.

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