Zeop Picks Iskratel to Enable WiFi 6 Experience


Iskratel has announced that its two latest home gateways have been successfully tested by several operators, as they strive to provide a premium Wi-Fi 6 experience. This includes its Innbox G92 that has been successfully trialled and tested by Zeop at La Réunion.

The latest additions to Iskratel’s Customer-Premises Equipment (CPE) portfolio; the Innbox G92 and Innbox E92 have been unveiled as premium Wi-Fi 6 solutions for remote connectivity. Each provides unique features to meet specific customer requirements.

Innbox G92 is a GPON home gateway with 2×2 Wi-Fi 6 and EasyMesh™ compliant Wi-Fi controller and integrated fibre-termination unit (FTU) that reduces operational expenditure. Innbox E92 is an Ethernet home gateway, and whilst it is functionally identical to Innbox G92, it contains a Gigabit Ethernet (GE) uplink that makes it ideal for dual-box XGS-PON setups.

“As the leading fibre network provider across La Reunion, claiming the number one placed position in best fixed-access performance for the last 5 years concurrently, Zeop will begin the deployment of advanced GPON home gateways at the end of May,” said Wilfried Gaillard, CTO at Zeop. “We continually strive to deliver the most innovative technology and the best experience for our users, with this rollout bringing highly reliable connectivity and the best Wi-Fi 6 to our clients.”

After successful trials of Innbox G92, Zeop will begin the deployment of advanced GPON home gateways in a few months. To ensure a bespoke customer experience, Zeop will select from the high-end Innbox G92 or the top-of-the-line Innbox G94 to meet its unique needs.

“We are delighted to see our range of new home gateways delivering an unbeatable Wi-Fi 6 experience for those operators that have already tested our products,” said Iskratel Business Development Director Mitja Golja. “Our products provide unrivalled high-speed Wi-Fi coverage inside the home and allows operators to optimise Total Cost of Ownership.”

Completing the new line-up are Innbox G94 and Innbox E94, the new additions to Iskratel’s CPE portfolio that deliver top-of-the line Wi-Fi 6 for the most demanding and advanced users. Innbox G94 is a GPON home gateway with 4×4 Wi-Fi 6, EasyMesh™ compliant Wi-Fi controller, 2.5GE LAN and integrated FTU. Innbox E94 is its Ethernet counterpart; functionally identical, yet with a 2.5GE uplink, it is ideal in dual-box XGS-PON setups. Designed to effortlessly integrate into any setup, this new range allows users to easily understand and select products based on their individual requirements.

Innbox G92 and Innbox E92 are generally available already, with Innbox G94 and Innbox E94 set to be released in June.

With 75 years of experience, Iskratel is one of the leading European providers of customized communications solutions for the areas of telecommunications, transport, public safety and energy as well as for electronic manufacturing services (EMS).

ZEOP is the fixed broadband operator and 4G+ mobile operator in Reunion. ZEOP deploys its own very high speed fiber optic network (FTTH, FTTO and FTTC), entirely separate from the ADSL network of the incumbent operator.

ZEOP is Reunion’s leading very high-speed operator in terms of market share with offers of up to 2.4 Gb/s for all its subscribers. 100% of its customers have access to triple-play offers, HD TV and VOD. Réunionese operator for Reunion citizens, ZEOP employs more than 250 employees in Reunion. Since May 14, 2019, ZEOP has also operated its own 4G+ mobile phone network, the first French mobile network to include unlimited internet in all its offers.