Sibirtelecom rolls out DWDM in Omsk

8 Dec 2009

Russian fixed and mobile telecoms operator Sibirtelecom has announced that it will launch a dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) network in Omsk by the end of the month, connecting eight communications junctions to the company’s fibre backhaul network. The network has a data transmission capacity of 10Gbps, with potential upgrades boosting capacity to up to 40Gbps. Sibirtelecom, one of seven mega-regional operators owned by conglomerate Svyazinvest, used equipment supplied by Russian vendor T8 for the network rollout. The company also plans to deploy parallel networks in Novosibirsk and Novokuznetsk by the end of 2010.

Russia, Sibirtelecom, Svyazinvest