Azerbaijan’s primary provider to increase number of backbone networks
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 16
By Huseyn Valiyev - Trend:
The number of core/backbone networks of the Delta Telecom, Azerbaijan’s primary provider, will be increased within the country, the company told Trend.
Presently, the project is still at the development stage, and for now, there are only plans to increase the number of websites and providing branched access to them.
The backbone networks are located at strategic points, including Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. These networks have direct connections to the biggest transport hubs in Europe.
“Presently, we have two different optical connections with Russia’s Rostelecom company, and this allows us to continuously receive traffic in the northern direction,” the company said. “We also work to increase capacities in the European direction.”
At the beginning of the year, Delta Telecom provided intranet connection for international traffic exchange points located in Sofia, Frankfurt and Stockholm, which was implemented in order to increase the stability of the operator’s network infrastructure in emergency situations that may arise in transit operators.
“The presence of connections among European access points allows us to provide even greater stability of the network,” the company said. “Each traffic exchange point from Europe has a separate connection to Delta Telecom network. Therefore, in case of breaks or emergencies, this cannot cause failure in the delivery of traffic to Azerbaijan.”
The point of presence of Delta Telecom in Stockholm is provided through the network infrastructures of Russia’s Rostelecom and Transtelecom operators, the main lines of which are used in parallel to ensure the stability of traffic exchange. Networks of the Rostelecom and Transtelecom operators are also used to organize the point of presence of Delta Telecom in Frankfurt.
Through the points of presence in Frankfurt and Sofia, Delta Telecom accesses the internet traffic exchange points LINX (London Internet Exchange) and DE-CIX (Deutscher Commercial Internet Exchange).
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