August 26, 2015
Affinegy CHARIOT Helps GVTC Deliver Simple, Secure Service to Subscribers; Powers Internet of Things
Austin, TX – August 26, 2015
Affinegy, the connected device and service management solution company that makes the Internet of Things (IoT) just work, today announced it was selected by GVTC to support home WiFi offerings for its 35,000+ broadband subscribers.
Affinegy’s CHARIOT platform will help GVTC deliver simple, secure services to its subscribers. Specifically, Affinegy’s CHARIOT platform provides the installation, automated provisioning, remote care, self-care, and device management GVTC needs to deliver a simple, secure, and pleasing service experience to its subscribers.
GVTC selected Affinegy because of its innovative vision in this IoT era, providing a service enablement and device management platform that spans traditional data / voice / IP video devices and newer security and home automation devices, as well as emerging smart appliance, e-health products, and other connected devices.
“We’ve been impressed with Affinegy’s technological innovation,” said Josh Pettiette, GVTC vice president product, business development and strategic planning. “The Affinegy solutions will help us exceed customer expectations on WiFi and broadband and puts us in position to deliver to our customers a great experience with their Internet connection needs today and in the future.”
GVTC leverages its world-class fiber optics network to develop and deliver products that provide the greatest value in the marketplace. Through Affinegy, GVTC has a long term and future-proofed strategic solutions provider that will help maintain its world class position and satisfied subscribers.
Affinegy is an IoT industry stand-out, especially via its leadership (and founding) role in the AllSeen Alliance, an open source consortium under the Linux Foundation. AllSeen, with 170+ members, manages 750,000 lines of code supporting interoperable connectivity and a common communications framework based on its AllJoyn open source framework for IoT devices and applications.
“We are thrilled to have GVTC as a customer and excited about the opportunities to grow with them, and add to the services we deliver to their subscribers,” said Affinegy CEO and co-founder Melissa Simpler. “Today that is home Wifi solutions. Tomorrow it may be smart kitchen services, peace-of-mind home automation and security, or wellness and e-health. Whatever the Internet of Things make possible, we will help GVTC enable, implement, support and manage it for its customers.”
Since 2003, Affinegy has delivered connected device management solutions to leading broadband providers and device manufacturers that help their customers with installation, provisioning, management and support of services. Now, Affinegy’s software enables simple, , secure, and scalable device connectivity in the Internet of Things. Affinegy is a leader in the AllSeen Alliance, the broadest cross-industry open source consortium to advance the Internet of Things. Affinegy is headquartered in Austin, TX with additional offices in Dallas, and Wroclaw, Poland. More at http://www.affinegy.com.
GVTC is a full-service communications provider offering high-speed Internet, digital cable TV, phone and interactive home security monitoring to residential and business customers. GVTC is the first to deliver 1 Gbps Internet speeds to more than 40,000 customers in areas of far north San Antonio, the Texas Hill Country and South Central Texas. In June 2014, the company formed the GVTC GigaRegion® with the cities of Boerne, Bulverde and Gonzales. Through this unique partnership, GVTC and the GigaRegion® cities will proactively market gigabit availability, along with the attributes of each city, to generate economic development for the area. Learn more at GVTC.com