Sofia, Bulgaria – July 05, 2011
Bulgaria gets superfast broadband and new services with fiber to the home
Nokia Siemens Networks provides GPON technology to Bulgarian internet service provider EVO.bg
EVO Ltd, a leading regional Internet Service Provider in Bulgaria, has started offering higher bandwidth and new, high-quality data services such as IPTV, to its customers. The service provider is upgrading its network to increase capacity and provide improved services. Under a three-year contract, Nokia Siemens Networks is supplying its Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) technology for the upgrade.
“Our goal is to improve the individual experience and satisfaction of our subscribers by providing new high-quality services, and increasing network capacity,” said Rosen Velikov, CEO of EVO Ltd. “Nokia Siemens Networks’ solution will translate into a more cost-efficient network expansion and also guarantee extremely reliable and high-quality data services to our subscribers.”
“Bulgarian citizens demand increased broadband access and new, convergent services. EVO.bg is playing an important role in bridging the broadband gap and setting high service quality parameters for us to meet,” said Dietmar Appeltauer, head of central-east Europe sales for Nokia Siemens Networks. “We are confident that EVO.bg users can benefit from a much improved experience.”
Under the contract, Nokia Siemens Networks is supplying the customer premise equipment (CPE), providing EVO.bg subscribers the option to connect Internet and IPTV as well as legacy telephone services simultaneously. Nokia Siemens Networks is also supplying the Optical Line Termination Unit to consolidate all traffic from the CPEs and services such as installation and maintenance to the Internet Service Provider for the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) infrastructure.
About EVO Ltd
EVO Ltd. is a safe and trusted provider of Internet services in central northern Bulgaria and holds a license with a national scope. Based on high-tech terrestrial transmission over fiber-optic cables and wireless transmission via radio relay routes and technological equipment from world leaders in networking technology, it provides high quality and reliability of services. EVO.bg is the technology leader in communications services and the provision of modern high-tech solutions for construction, operation and maintenance of public telecommunications networks, providing telecommunications and information services. Business communication services have always been a top priority for the company.
About Nokia Siemens Networks
Nokia Siemens Networks is a leading global enabler of telecommunications services. With its focus on innovation and sustainability, the company provides a complete portfolio of mobile, fixed and converged network technology, as well as professional services including consultancy and systems integration, deployment, maintenance and managed services. It is one of the largest telecommunications hardware, software and professional services companies in the world. Operating in 150 countries, its headquarters are in Espoo, Finland. www.nokiasiemensnetworks.com
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