Pace Brings Next Generation Residential Gateway for Multi-Service Delivery to MTS

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Pace (LSE: PIC), a leading global developer of advanced technologies for service providers, today announced a partnership with MTS Inc. (MTS), Manitoba's leading full-service communications provider for residential and business customers, to deliver new services and increase 'Rate & Reach' with the Pace 5168N Bonded VDSL2/ADSL+ Residential Gateway.

The Pace 5168N offers best in class in-home 802.11N wireless throughput to enable today's most popular consumer connected devices.  Increased service area coverage, speed improvements and ease of installation are all key benefits that Pace residential gateways deliver to service providers and their customers.

"The Pace 5168N gateway helps us deliver Internet speeds of up to 250 Mbps on the MTS FiON Network and will be used to deliver speeds of up to 50 Mbps over our VDSL2 network," said Stan Kurtas, Vice President of Marketing, MTS. "We can further expand our broadband service coverage and provide better in-home wireless networking performance thanks to our partnership with Pace."

"Pace is continuing its long history of partnering with MTS to offer industry leading product innovation and service enhancements that ultimately improve the subscriber experience," said Tim O'Loughlin, President, Pace Americas.  "We are very fortunate to have been selected by MTS to deploy this state-of-the-art new product that provides greater reach, faster broadband speeds and added value for their subscribers."

Deployed and available since late 2012, the 5168N product is the next evolution of the 3801 Residential Gateway and continues as the industry standard for IP video, data, and voice delivery for telecommunications providers.