August 8, 2005 Warsaw, Poland -- Telefonia DIALOG, a telecommunications operator in Poland, has selected Cisco's Internet Protocol Next Generation Network (IP NGN) technology for a multi-service IP backbone. The operator's backbone network, based on the company's 12000 Series routers, is designed to support the delivery of multimedia video, voice, and data services to 450,000 residential customers in Poland, as well as to deliver IP business connectivity services to enterprise customers.
The system will be delivered and deployed by Cisco's system integration partner, NextiraOne.
"The development of communications technology requires continuous network evolution to speed the flow of information. By having a coherent vision for our technical strategy, we are able to provide our customers with a broader services portfolio, which combines the highest quality with competitive prices," comments Lech Mlodawski, CTO Telefonia DIALOG. "Using Cisco technology in our next-generation IP network will give us a high-performance, highly reliable platform to deliver the most advanced services to our customers, and provide the flexibility to help us adapt quickly to changes in market demand."
The operator's IP backbone, based on Cisco's 12410 and 12006 Series routers, will provide 2.5-Gbit/sec transport capacity, with capacity to upgrade to 10-Gbit/sec.
"The intelligent architecture of Cisco's IP NGN solutions offers customers the ability to create revenue-generating services cost-effectively, and to keep pace with the accelerated evolution of IP network systems," comments Dariusz Chwiejczak, general manager of Cisco Systems Poland. "Combined with the easy scalability of our solution, Telefonia DIALOG will have an IP network capable of both driving and supporting rapid growth."