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Azerbaijan's national communications operator modernizing backbone network

ICT Materials 9 July 2020 17:57
Azerbaijan's national communications operator modernizing backbone network

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 9

By Nargiz Ismayilova – Trend:

The reconstruction projects based on Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) technologies have been launched in the backbone network to bring the telecommunication services in Azerbaijan in line with the modern world standards, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies.

The modern equipment is being installed in telecommunication centers and additional fiber-optic trunk lines are being laid as part of the project.

The volume of traffic which is transmitted to the districts has increased by several times through the implementation of the project.

Presently, the networks of four districts are being reconstructed on the basis of the projects to improve the quality of services and expand the assortment while at the next stage it is planned to carry out such work in six more districts.

There are settlements located in mountainous areas in service zone, in which it is difficult to lay cable lines. To ensure access to the services in these territories, a network is being built by using 4G wireless technologies.

Aztelecom LLC is taking preventive and targeted measures to provide the population with uninterrupted and stable telecommunication services in connection with the coronavirus pandemic. The technical personnel is working intensively.

Aztelekom LLC continues the deployment of the latest generation wireless technology in its service zones to provide the population with stable communications, high-speed internet and other multimedia services.

LTE technology has advantages such as high data rate and fast provision of places having weak infrastructure with telecommunication services.

Aztelekom LLC has been recently working on a network reconstruction project based on DWDM/MPLS technologies to meet the demand for telecommunication services, as well as render high-quality, stable and multi-stage communication services.

The corresponding equipment has been installed in the district centers of Azerbaijan. Twenty-three new electronic telephone exchanges were installed in various districts covered by Aztelekom in 2019. The work was carried to increase the number of ports in existing stations.

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