KOMNEXX delivers 1Gbit Internet access to rural North East Germany with PBN’s FTTx solution

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Almere, The Netherlands, 16 July 2013 - Pacific Broadband Networks (PBN) announces that KOMNEXX started to roll out its 1Gbit Internet access service with PBN’s FTTx solution. KOMNEXX is a member of Ruhe Group. The Ruhe Group concentrates the long-term oriented business activities of the entrepreneurial family Ruhe. KOMNEXX is offering Telecommunication and IT solutions for communities and companies in Germany. KOMNEXX chose to deploy PBN’s AOCM3000 series switches and CP120 CPE for a dedicated P2P network. The network is built along with the deployment of electricity and the existing pipelines to leverage the heating networks. KOMNEXX delivers high speed Internet and VOIP service to 1000+ residential and business customers in 5 North East German villages. The FTTx project was started in August 2012 and fully deployed in December 2012. KOMNEXX started to promote the electricity, heating, Internet access and telephony and a bundled package.

Mr. Gerhard Schenk, Sales Manager Germany of PBN, said “By choosing PBN, KOMNEXX found a provider with reputation for helping both new start-ups as well as established Tier 2 & 3 operators. PBN’s onestop solution provides the most convenient way for companies like KOMNEXX to start their broadband business. Combined with PBN's extensive industry experiences, PBN’s products and solution ensure KOMNEXX a minimum of OPEX and maximum flexibility for the future.”

Mr. Silas Bittmann, Technical Managing Director of KOMNEXX, said “PBN's operator-friendly FTTH solution gives KOMNEXX the ability to focus on serving their customers instead of attending to their network. This is all due to the very compelling NMS3-software application used within the FTTH solution from PBN." 


Pacific Broadband Networks (PBN) is an experienced global technology company well known for offering advanced optical broadband products and solutions for the new wave of cross-media connectivity.  High-quality transmission products provide both cable operators and telcos that offer cable services as well as voice and Internet services with the perfect solution for advanced HFC, RFoG, and FTTH applications.

PBN products have evolved from many years of R&D excellence.  Over 35 million subscribers are served using PBN products deployed in hundreds of headend facilities globally.


KOMNEXX GmbH is an innovative Telecommunication and IT company. Based on own fiberclass-networks in North and East Germany KOMNEXX evolve into a full-service-provider and enable communication of the next generation. The IT-division of KOMNEXX bundle offers like cloud computing, planning and realization of IT-projects, housing and hosting in the own data center.

“KOMNEXX – communication of the next generation”

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