RETN finishes Stockholm-Helsinki route deployment

June 12, 2023
The company expects the route to appeal to enterprise customers with time-sensitive communication needs with their Asian manufacturers as well as logistics, retail, and e-commerce businesses.

International network service provider RETN says it has completed the deployment of a new fiber ground between Stockholm and Helsinki. RETN says the new route will enable the company to offer its customers enhanced diversity, resilience, and performance.

The new fiber network route follows RETN’s strategy of developing the shortest routes possible to enable low latency. The Stockholm-Helsinki connection runs 450 km. RETN says it will be able to offer a roundtrip time of 4.45 msec. The company expects the route to appeal to enterprise customers with time-sensitive communication needs with their Asian manufacturers as well as logistics, retail, and e-commerce businesses.

"We are thrilled to announce that we have successfully launched our new Stockholm-Helsinki route deployment," said Maxim Lukoshius, deputy CTO of RETN. "By introducing this new route, RETN is increasing the diversity of its network routes in the region. This upgrade will enable RETN to meet the ever-increasing customer demand for high-capacity, low-latency services with built-in redundancy."

RETN’s footprint offers connections between Europe and Asia via a homogenous DWDM and IP/MPLS network platform that passes through Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and up to the border with China and further onwards into Southeast Asia. Its fiber network, built with equipment from such suppliers as Infinera, Juniper Networks, and Ciena, stretches more than 132,000 km and connects more than 865 PoPs.

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