ASSIA (company)

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ASSIA, Inc. (pronunciation: [asɪa]) is an American company that develops and sells products and software for managing broadband networks and residential Wi-Fi networks. “ASSIA” is an acronym for “adaptive spectrum and signal alignment.”


ASSIA was founded in 2003 by John Cioffi, an American electrical engineer who has carried out extensive research in the area of DSL.[1][2]

ASSIA is privately held. Its owners include AT&T, Mingly China Growth Fund, SFR Development, Sandalwood Partners, Sofinnova Ventures, Stanford University, Swisscom Ventures, Telefónica, and T-Ventures.[3]

ASSIA's customers include telecommunication service providers in Europe, Asia, and the Americas, and now has more than 70 million DSLs under contract worldwide.[4][5]

ASSIA has worked in the field of dynamic spectrum management (DSM), a standards-based software approach to optimizing broadband performance.[6]


  1. Matsumoto, Craig (September 13, 2005). "Valley Wonk: DSL Man". Light Reading. Retrieved April 18, 2013. 
  2. Ray, Tiernan (June 8, 2013). "Winners and Losers in the Coming Super-Network War". Barron's. Retrieved July 14, 2013. 
  3. "ASSIA Investors". ASSIA. Retrieved April 18, 2013. 
  4. "ASSIA Customers". ASSIA. Retrieved April 18, 2013. 
  5. "About ASSIA". ASSIA. Retrieved April 18, 2013. 
  6. "Dynamic Spectrum Management Project". Stanford University. Retrieved April 18, 2013. 

External links


  • Official website