Astral Telecom upgrades backbone

14 Jul 2005

Romanian cable operator Astral Telecom has upgraded its national backbone network with a multi-service provisioning platform (MSPP), aiming to provide customers in all major cities with access to triple-play video, broadband internet and voice telephony services. Astral, which has around 800,000 cable subscribers across the country, says it now has fibre-optic broadband networks in most cities that are capable of providing triple-play services as well as digital TV.