Crystal Citrine High-Scorer in Broadband Technology Report Diamond Technology Reviews

By Helen Weedon  |  September 21, 2016

Duluth, Georgia, 20th September 2016 – Crystal announced, it has been selected as a company in the Broadband Technology Report (BTR) Diamond Technology Reviews (the Diamonds).

“The Diamonds” is a renowned industry program developed to recognize the top products and solutions available to cable industry professionals and companies, as determined by a stellar panel of cable telecommunications engineering experts.

Crystal Citrine™ is a next generation Network Monitoring Solution, designed to make operations, monitor and control easier for broadcasters, and cable operators in the constantly evolving media environment. Enabling customers to understand, predict and prevent failures, as well as providing post event analysis, is at the core of the application.

Citrine™ centralizes, tracks, and visualizes signal flow through entire video and data networks utilizing multiple transmission paths. It includes an innovative automation and logic processing component, which automates fault handling to ensure faster resolution.

Tom Gormon, Diamond Technology Reviews Program Director, said: “Each year we see better, more powerful technology submitted to the Diamond Reviews. Judges this year were very impressed with Crystal’s powerful monitoring capabilities to the operator, recognizing the continued pressure on operators to provide flawless video to their customers, and seeing Crystal as a clear leader in helping them to attain those goals.”

“We are delighted to have been selected as a high-scorer in the Diamonds,” commented Roger Franklin, CEO, Crystal. “Crystal Citrine™ responds to the increasing pressure on networks to deliver more content, giving them greater efficiency, more control, and increased visibility across their entire network. We are proud that Crystal has been recognised by BTR in this way.”

Crystal, along with other honorees, was featured in BTR’s Special Diamond Technology Review digital e-newsletter and will be featured in BTR’s @ the Show Product News magazine to be distributed at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo.

About Crystal

Founded in 1986, Crystal designs and delivers network monitoring and management solutions that improve operational efficiency, analyze errors, and enhance system resiliency, particularly for businesses that deal with complex and dispersed distribution pathways. Every day, program and advertising content worth billions of dollars flows through equipment managed by Crystal for leading media, enterprise, and satellite customers — including Fox, CNN, Disney, and Intelsat. Crystal, a privately held company, is headquartered in Greater Atlanta, GA. For more information, please visit


About Broadband Technology Report
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. BTR’s portfolio includes online, print and video assets, all designed to help network operators build, upgrade and maintain high-performance communications networks. BTR, backed by more than 70 years of combined industry experience, delivers its email, online, print and video production services to more than 24,000 subscribers. If you are interested in subscribing, consult


About the Diamond Technology Review program
The BTR 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 2016 “Diamonds.” Every year, BTR invites vendors to submit written information about products/solutions that have been released or upgraded since the previous year’s SCTE Cable-Tec Expo (October 2015). 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.


Media Contact:

Helen Weedon

Radical Moves PR for Crystal

+44 1570 434632



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