Telrad Networks deploys triple-play network in Republic of Georgia

JANUARY 11, 2007 -- The new IP/MPLS-based networking system has been designed to meet NewNet's growth and capacity requirements for the next 10 years.

JANUARY 11, 2007 -- NewNet, the Republic of Georgia's second largest telecom operator, recently installed the country's most advanced triple-play network. Commercial deployment of the network, including IPTV, when live this week after successful implementation with commercial customers for the last four months. Telrad Networks served as the system integrator for the project.

NewNet implemented this strategic project in an effort to provide advanced communications services nationwide and to be the leader in providing the full range of triple-play (television, video-on-demand, Internet services, voice and video phone) services for its subscribers. The new IP/MPLS-based networking system has been designed to meet NewNet's growth and capacity requirements for the next 10 years.

"Next-generation networks provide the opportunity for operators to take a market lead when it comes to services subscribers want today," notes Yossi Ben-Harosh, CEO of Telrad Networks. "Telrad maintains the unique ability to launch entire networks in a matter of months, per customer specifications, and with carrier-grade reliability. We recognize that our customers need the networks up and running quickly, customized for their specific needs."

"The successful IPTV deployment puts NewNet ahead of its competitors in the market," adds Amir Kandell, president of Telrad's Integrated Network Solutions Division. "Providing the flexibility that NewNet needed to implement these new services was a major factor in our partnership. Whenever you provide new services in an emerging market, there are bound to be some last-minute changes during the project implementation," he admits. "Telrad is an expert in providing immediate, working solutions."


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