Dasan Zhone Solutions – CONNECT-ACS – DZS-CONNECTION Software Suite, CAF II, DA-18-710A1

  • The Test Module add-on for CONNECT-ACS, part of DZS-CONNECTION software suite has been designed to meet the FCC testing requirements as outlined in FCC Ruling DA-18-710A1
  • CONNECT-ACS – Core system including ACS and RESTful API
  • CONNECT-DA – Optional, Data Warehouse and Data Analytics Engine
  • More than an ACS, a Next Generation platform designed to handle the complexity, scale and diversity of managing, supporting and monetizing the Connected Home
  • Device, Manufacturer and Transport Agnostic
  • Knowledge gathering platform

 

Description

The Test Module add-on for CONNECT-ACS – in compliance with FCC Mandated Testing for All High-Cost, Subsidy Recipients – part of DZS-CONNECTION Software Suite, has been designed to meet the FCC testing requirements as outlined in FCC Ruling DA-18-710A1. This CONNECT ACS Module is capable of CAF II Bandwidth & Latency Testing in accordance to DA-18-710A1.

Who is affected: FCC Requirements from FCC document DA-18-710A1:

“Certain recipients of Connect America Fund (CAF) high-cost universal service support, including price cap carriers, rate-of-return carriers, rural broadband experiment (RBE) support recipients, Alaska Plan carriers, and CAF Phase II auction winners.”

Introduction and Clarification of FCC document DA-18-710A1:

All carriers which receive government subsidy to provide broadband in “high-cost” areas, must perform the tests. Basically, that is almost every tier 2 and tier 3 carrier in the USA.

A  glossary of terms provided by the Universal Service Administrative Company (the glossary), heretofore referred to as USAC, can be downloaded from the web. The glossary and other documents can be accessed at www.usac.org.  All acronyms are defined within the glossary.

Manage & Monetize Whole Home Wi-Fi and the Internet of Things

CONNECT-ACS performs the traditional roles of an ACS including firmware management, zero-touch provisioning, bulk operations and much more.

Manage & Monetize Whole Home Wi-Fi and the Internet of Things

Intuitive and powerful, key ingredients of the CSR platform

Identify and enumerate the types of device within homes and businesses. CONNECT-ACS CSR platform provides a valuable tool set for help desks:

  • View the physical link status
  • Verify the Quality of Experience to the subscriber and that subscribed services are being delivered
  • Use the one-click suspension of accounts for non-payment or other reasons
  • Multi-service provisioning and diagnostics

The Test Module add-on for CONNECT-ACS, part of DZS-CONNECTION software suite has been designed to meet the FCC testing requirements as outlined in FCC Ruling DA-18-710A1. The ruling can be download at www.fcc.gov.

Learn more about the DZS CONNECTION Suite and FCC Compliance

Diagnose and Analyze LAN side issues

  • RF Interference level and historic values
  • Wi-Fi signal level to each device and historic values Verify connectivity to each device Upstream/Downstream data consumed of each device Disable individual LAN-side devices
  • Personalize home network devices

Powerful analytics identify upgrade candidates and associated monetary value

  • The Test Module add-on for CONNECT-ACS – in compliance with FCC Mandated Testing for All High-Cost, Subsidy Recipients – has been designed to meet the FCC testing requirements as outlined in FCC Ruling DA-18-710A1.
  • CONNECT ACS Module is capable of CAF II Bandwidth & Latency Testing in accordance to DA-18-710A1.
  • CONNECT-ACS meets the challenges of streamlining the entire subscriber life cycle from installation, inventory management, and performance monitoring, troubleshooting and providing valuable data to increase revenue and improve experience quality.

Full data analysis from descriptive through prescriptive

  • Gain a clear view of the details you need to know to be successful.
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