Telstra sticks with Ericsson for network boost

By Supratim Adhikari

Telstra’s director of transport and routing, engineering David Robertson said that the continuing improvement of Telstra’s optical technology will increase bandwidth capacity and lower latency. “We want to have one of the world’s best optical network’s and this agreement will provide us with the ability to dynamically move and shape transport capacity with flexibility and scalability to streamline our network operations,” Mr Robertson said.

The latest agreement will see Ericsson also provide Telstra with Ciena’s converged packet optical platforms, with the telco saying that it’s leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that its network can handle burgeoning traffic demands without hurting customer experience.

Telstra is sticking with Ericsson to provide the critical nuts and bolts for its next generation optical network, with the Swedish telecom hardware giant to continue its role as the strategic supplier of network equipment and services to the telco.

Read more here: Business Spectator

    

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