A Korean telecommunications equipment company developed a cable modem which provides internet service through HFC (Hybrid Fiber Coaxial) transmission network. The company develops software and is capable of customizing functions along with the telecommunication equipment. The company is seeking a European business partner, preferably an Internet Service Provider (ISP), for distributing its cable modem under a commercial agency agreement and distributions agreement.
High-speed internet is a necessity for work, leisure, and the daily life around the world. A large part of world economy and industry is dependent on the internet nowadays. According to Akamai, world’s largest delivery network platform, South Korea was chosen as the country which has the fastest speed of the internet. The high-speed internet access is not difficult to find across the country. Since 1980, the telecommunication equipment company has been very active in the ICT and communication industry of South Korea. The company developed HFC (Hybrid Fiber Coaxial) transmission products and customer premise goods such as cable modem, Wi-Fi router, PLC modem, etc. as top- ranked players in South Korea. The company has a strong sales network especially among major ISP (Internet Service Provider) and MSO (Multiple System Operator, cable tv operators with more than one cable) in Korea. The product satisfies the latest DOCSIS (Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification) 3.1 and DOCSIS 3.0, which is the international telecommunications standard that permits the addition of high-bandwidth data transfer to an existing cable TV (CATV) system. The product can be customized according to the type of housing and packaging. The function, GUI (Graphical user interface), etc. of the software for the modem is also flexible as well. The company would like to offer their products to commercial suppliers, who can deliver products to ISPs or to telecommunication companies, under a commercial agency agreement and distribution services agreement.
Innovations and advantages
- The company has a contract with one of the largest ISP in Korea. The company’s cable modem passed the ISP’s Bench Mark Test (BMT), which ensure the quality of the company’s product. - The company’s product price is competitive to those of other main brands in the market
01006 Telecommunications, Networking
01006014 Residential Gateaway
Market application codes
01004 Data Communications
01004005 Modems and multiplexers
Type of partner sought
- Type of partner sought: Company (product supplier or seller to ISP) - Specific area of activity of the partner: Product supplier in telecommunication or network-related industry - Task to be performed: Local sales agency