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Coriant Lands Packet-Optical Deal in Turkmenistan

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MUNICH -- Coriant, a global supplier of SDN-enabled end-to-end transport networking solutions, today announced that the Ministry of Communications of Turkmenistan has deployed a new national backbone network with best-in-class coherent DWDM, MPLS-TP, and service management technologies from Coriant. The network modernization initiative enables the Ministry of Communications to cost-effectively scale transport capacity and expand transit connectivity to neighboring countries, while introducing a new level of edge-to-core provisioning flexibility to enhance bandwidth services for government, enterprise, mobile, and residential end-user customers.

Based on the Coriant® hiT 7300 Multi-Haul Transport Platform and the Coriant® 7090 Packet Transport Platform, the Ministry of Communications' new packet optical transport backbone network connects all the major cities of Turkmenistan, with cross-border transit provided via terrestrial LH/ULH and subsea transmission links. With industry-leading flexi-rate and super-channel capabilities, the hiT 7300 provides a seamless and cost-efficient path to higher transmission rates as end-user bandwidth demands change over time. Widely deployed in other backbone networks in the region, the hiT 7300 also ensures simplified interworking in international transit applications. At the network edge, the MPLS-TP-enabled 7090 offers reliable packet transport for a broad mix of local and transit traffic while delivering service efficiencies and flexibility through a range of multi-rate interfaces and Ethernet transport options (e.g., MEF-certified E-LINE, E-LAN). End-to-end service management in the integrated Layer 0-2 transport network will be supported by the Coriant® Transport Network Management System (TNMS). In addition to simplifying multi-layer service provisioning and reducing operating expenses, TNMS will enable the efficient management of legacy traffic, including SDH and low-speed data.

"Our new state-of-the-art backbone network will play a critical role in meeting the current and future communications needs of all of our citizens, while creating a strong foundation for economic development and regional cooperation," said a representative of the Ministry of Communications. "We chose Coriant as a partner for this project because of their demonstrated technical leadership and highly competitive solution offering."

The new network deployment supports growing demand for backbone capacity driven by high-bandwidth end-user services and applications, including LTE, mobile backhaul, e-government, Data Center Interconnect (DCI), and residential Internet access. The Coriant solution included a full suite of world-class engineering, installation, testing, project management, commissioning, and maintenance services designed to meet the customer's network modernization objectives and time frames.


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