11. 2. 2015
Iskratel is a pioneer in developing new,
financially sustainable broadband solutions which allow operators to continue
infrastructure investments even outside of profitable areas. Iskratel has a
broad portfolio of FTTC and FTTdp solutions, covering the whole range and
starting with as low as 8, 48, 64 or 128 VDSL2 ports.
Iskratel’s customer, Rostelekom, is very
proud of the ongoing optimization process and achieved levels of operational
expenses, which are the result of the deployment of a record number of Iskratel
FTTC street cabinets in 2014. The optimization strategy put into action by
Rostelekom’s “Fibre to the village” solution has enabled the Rostelekom MRF
Centre to double its number of subscriber lines.
“Iskratel’s solution is enabling us to
reach return on investment in less than 12 months,” says Yuriy Vitalevich
Ushakov, Director of Communications Networks Development at Rostelekom MRF
Centre. He goes on to elaborate: “The cost of each newly-deployed street
cabinet is less than the annual maintenance cost of the CO location that it
substituted.” Rostelekom has managed to simplify its operations and lower
operational expenses. “By replacing aging, error-prone equipment we have also
raised quality of service and received excellent user feedback”, added Ushakov.
Iskratel's SI3000 communications platforms
in new street cabinets have allowed Rostelekom to reduce power consumption in a
smaller footprint. According to Ushakov, “It is a win-win for us and our