MTS Deploys ECI's Apollo
PETACH TIKVAH, Israel -- ECI Telecom, a global provider of next-generation network solutions, today announced that MTS, the leading mobile operator in Russia, has deployed ECI’S Apollo Optimized Multi-Layer Transport (OMLT) platforms to extend the existing ECI’s DWDM backbone, enabling all advanced services, including 100G. The project links Moscow and Saint Petersburg. With more than 1,000 km, it has been operational since 2003, with both 2.5G and 10G. By adding Apollo OMLT shelves with 100G cards in add/drop points, MTS can leverage the already installed XDM shelves, saving time and money while enabling new services. The Apollo OMLT is part of ECI’s 1Net framework for addressing our customers’ challenges in their day-to-day operation and strategic directions. Both Apollo and the XDM are managed by ECI’s LightSoft Network Management System, enabling end-to-end provisioning, simplified operations and faster time to market. ECI Telecom Ltd.