SOURCE: BigBand Networks, Inc.

June 09, 2008 08:30 ET

BigBand Networks to Showcase Video and Advertising Innovations at KCTA 2008, Booth A-1

Switched Digital Video Leader to Demonstrate Solutions for Richer High Definition Program Lineups and Personalized Advertising

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwire - June 9, 2008) - BigBand Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBND), a leading innovator in video networking, today announced that it will demonstrate switched digital video innovations in booth A-1 at KCTA 2008, Korea's premier interactive digital cable television conference and exhibition, being held June 11-14, 2008 in Busan.

BigBand will demonstrate switched digital video, a solution that enables expanded HD and SD program choices, and unveil customizations for Korean cable markets. The company will also show its Switched Video Analysis (SVA) application that helps operators optimize SDV lineup selection, improve bandwidth efficiency and perform capacity planning, monitoring and troubleshooting.

In addition, BigBand will preview functionality that leverages switched unicast, a variation of switched digital video, to match advertisements to the interests of individual subscribers.

During the KCTA conference BigBand will host an Advanced Video Technology summit for all leading cable operators in Korea. Doug Jones, BigBand's chief architect, will compare and contrast a wide variety of video networking technologies, and examine options for cable operators to best increase revenues. Doug Jones is a respected member of United States' cable industry and a winner of the prestigious SCTE (Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers) IP Innovator Award. The BigBand Advanced Video Technology summit will be held on Thursday, June 12, in the Westin Busan hotel. For more information please email

About BigBand Networks

BigBand Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBND) provides broadband service providers with innovative network solutions designed to make it easier to move, manage and monetize video. These solutions are based on BigBand's video-networking platforms that are built to enable efficient and reliable delivery across a wide range of services, including digital TV, high definition TV, advanced advertising, video-on-demand and interactive TV. BigBand Networks' customers include more than 200 service providers -- including six of the ten largest service providers in the U.S. -- and leading cable and telco service providers in North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America. BigBand Networks is based in Redwood City, Calif., with offices worldwide. For additional information about the company, please call +1.650.995.5000, email or visit Alternatively, contact the BigBand office in Korea:

#1003 Sinyoung Palace, 246-2
Seohyun-dong Bundang-gu
Seoul, Gyunggi-do
Phone: +82-31-707-4363
Fax: +82-31-707-4366

BigBand Networks' brand and product names are service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of BigBand Networks, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

This release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined under the U.S. Federal Securities Laws, including the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and is subject to the safe harbors created by such laws. Forward-looking statements may relate to, but are not limited to the functionality, programming potential and other potential benefits to be derived by our customers from the use of BigBand's switched digital video solution, SVA or personalized advertising solutions, forward-looking statements are based on current expectations that involve a number of uncertainties and risks that may cause actual events or results to differ materially. Factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially include, among others, the following: rapid technological change that can adversely affect the demand for BigBand's products, design flaws in BigBand's products, shifts in customer demand, shifts in strategic relationships, delays in BigBand's ability to deliver or decisions to discontinue its products and services, or announcements by competitors. These and other risks may be detailed from time to time in BigBand's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, copies of which may be obtained from BigBand Networks is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Information contained in our website is not incorporated by reference in, or made part of this press release.