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AlphaGateway Broadband Small Cell (BSC) Wins 2017 Diamond Technology Award for Best in Active Network Hardware

bsc btr logoBELLINGHAM, Wash. – November 2, 2017 – Alpha Technologies Inc.a global leader in broadband solutions, today announced that the AlphaGateway BSC (Broadband Small Cell) has received a Diamond Award from Broadband Technology Report’s 2017 Diamond Technology Reviews. These reviews serve as a recognition program with the winners of each category earning a Diamond Award for their contribution to the cable broadband industry.


For the first time in the Diamond Technology Review’s 13-year history, products that stood out amongst the competition were named technology winners in their respective categories. The AlphaGateway BSC claimed its Diamond Award for best in Active Network Hardware with its transformative technology that meets the high power, high bandwidth needs of Small Cell applications.


One judge remarked that the AlphaGateway BSC is a

[v]ery strong product concept which will enable superior leveraging of existing coaxial network in residential and commercial business applications. Dimensions allow true small cell footprint and efficient power distribution/consumption in support of operating cost efficiency. Assuming Alpha’s continuing commitment to very high-quality product engineering I would expect this to be a long-term surviving leading edge product.


Similar to the AlphaGateway SMG, the BSC utilizes a hardened DOCSIS 3.1 modem along with enhanced power transformation technology. The four outputs on the device provide 80-90VAC connections totaling 300W, enabling power and backhaul for up to four Small Cell radios, or other revenue-generating devices.


With its ability to provide the critical components of power, backhaul, and real estate, the AlphaGateway BSC is another industry-leading solution in the AlphaGateway Family that provides new and exciting revenue opportunities to MSO’s. Contact your local Alpha Sales Representative for more information on the AlphaGateway BSC.


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alphaAbout Alpha Technologies
Alpha Technologies Inc. provides power conversion, protection and standby products for telecommunications and cable television industries, including custom, application-specific power solutions and hardened, powered gateways for data backhaul applications. In addition to product development, Alpha Technologies provides a comprehensive range of installation and maintenance services, software solutions and consulting services to support its global customer base. Alpha Technologies is a member of The Alpha Group. For more information about Alpha power solutions, visit

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Broadband Technology Report (BTR), is the cable and telecom industry's premier source for product and technology news, and is the most successful and fastest growing online outlet for product information and deployments; reviews and rankings; technology expertise; and buyer/seller facilitation. Broadband Technology Report's portfolio includes online, print and video assets, all designed to help network operators build, upgrade and maintain high-performance communications networks. Broadband Technology Report, backed by more than 70 years of combined industry experience, delivers its email, online, print and video production services to more than 20,000 subscribers. If you are interested in subscribing, consult

btr diamond logoAbout the Diamond Technology Review program
The Broadband Technology Report Diamond Technology Reviews ("the Diamonds") is a renowned industry program that was developed to recognize some of the top products and solutions available to the cable industry as determined by a stellar panel of cable telecommunications engineering experts. Engineering executives from Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, Suddenlink Communications, Comcast, Charter and Cox, and several expert consultants, were among the third-party judges for the 2017 "Diamonds." Every year, Broadband Technology Report invites vendors to submit written information about products/solutions that have been released or upgraded since the previous year’s SCTE Cable-Tec Expo (September 2016). Criteria used in the Diamonds rankings include, first and foremost, unique technology or application thereof, innovation, ease-of-use, efficiency, reliability and contribution to profitability.