Romania's Romtelecom is deploying the Cisco ASR9000 and Cisco CRS-3 to enable 100G in its national network. The upgrade program for Romtelecom's IP core network was initiated in 2013 and will be finalized in 2015. The carrier plans to transition to an "all-IP" network by 2018.
"We operate the largest national network in Romania and are constantly working to expand its capabilities for the benefit of our customers. This deployment marks the implementation of an innovative solution to increase the data network capacity, at the same time increasing its availability and reliability", stated Bob Konstantidinis, Chief Technology and Operations Officer, Romtelecom and COSMOTE Romania.