Russian communication operator to expand traffic exchange to Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, October 12 / Trend H. Valiyev /
Connection to Level 3 Communications company's high-speed exchange of IP-traffic will allow Russian Synterra expanding exchange of traffic to Azerbaijan, Synterra company told Trend .
The cooperation between Synterra and Level 3 Communications is implemented within the signed agreement to attach autonomous systems of operators at one of the largest European points of Internet-traffic exchange in Frankfurt. This system has capacity of connection up to 10 Gbit/s.
Network of Level 3 is connected with great number of other networks in North America and Europe by connecting over 190 operators in 22 countries.
Interaction with Level 3 will allow increasing quality of Synterra's network with Azerbaijani Internet and volumes of transmitted traffic.
Synterra develops partner relations with Azertelecom operator. Joint enterprise C-Ring Telecom was established with this operator. The documents on establishment of the joint enterprise were signed in Baku on May 29. C-Ring Telecom and Synterra own 50 percent in authorized capital of C-Ring Telecom upon basic documents.
C-Ring Telecom will use resources and opportunities of Azertelecom and Synterra infrastructures in their projects in Azerbaijan and Russia. Azerbaijani business and population will get full access to complex of communication services rendered by Synterra, including services of international/long-distance communication, rent of main channels, services on the basis of IP MPLS, access to the Internet, resources of data processing centers and call-center.
Azertelecom will deal with access to basic telecommunication services (telephony, transmission, access to the Internet). C-Ring Telecom will deal with development of innovation services (data processing center, call-center, GRID-technologies, content services).
Presently, C-Ring Telecom implements construction of trans-boundary fiber-optic transition between Russia and Azerbaijan. It will allow connecting telecommunication infrastructures of operators on Russia-Azerbaijan border in Derbend-Quba. The international communication line with initial capacity of 10 Gbit/s is being created on the basis of transition.
Realization of these tasks will expand geographic presence of two national operators on Azerbaijani and Russian markets, as well as the countries near the Caspian region.
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