Ericsson Wins Telstra Contract
The Ericsson transport deal will provide significant capacity expansions up to 10Gbps through the use of optical (SDH/DWDM) and radio (PDH/SDH) technology. The upgraded capacity in Telstra's network will improve consumer access to high speed internet, video conferencing, music on demand and video streaming.
It also allows Telstra to increase the flexibility, capacity and resiliency of their Next Generation IP Network. This combination will underpin a variety of Next Generation Services enabling Telstra to drive new revenues and extending their competitive advantage.
Bill Zikou, CEO for Ericsson Australia & New Zealand said he was proud to extend the company's long-standing strategic partnership with Telstra and provide IP-enabled services to Australians.
"Enabling up to 10 Gbps connections between Telstra's IP core routers, this technology will allow Telstra to expand its network capacity in order to meet the rapid growth in broadband services usage," Zikou said.
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