FTTH provider Iusacell Enlace deploys Cisco ASR 9000 routers to launch Red Unica for enterprises

Telecom Lead America: Iusacell Enlace, a FTTH provider in Mexico, has deployed the Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers (ASR 9000) along with Cisco Prime Network Management Suite.

Leveraging Cisco routers, Iusacell Enlace will launch Red Unica, a new telecom solution that delivers high-speed fixed services, allowing enterprises to build their own telecom service according to their needs and topology.

Red Única, available in more than 40 cities in Mexico, addresses the needs of major businesses sectors such as financial, government, healthcare, retail, and contact center services.

Red Unica customers will be able to design the specific telecommunication characteristics according to their needs. The bandwidth for voice, data, Wi-Fi and video will be from 1 Mbps up to 10 Gbps according to their requirements.

“The Cisco ASR 9000 Series technology potentiates the current coverage and allows Iusacell Enlace’s 11,000 kilometers of fiber optic footprint through the main cities all over México, to be optimized to offer perfection, maximizing flexibility, availability and security, in addition to pave the way for a new generation of networks, completely personalized under the highest standards of quality,” said Javier Sanchez Miranda, commercial director of Iusacell Enlace.

Cisco claims that ASR 9000 Series can serve as the foundational baseline for Carrier Ethernet networks, providing up to 96 terabits (Tbps) per system. It is designed to give network operators the flexibility to offer new services by providing a strong foundation for 4G mobile Internet, business-class Ethernet, and residential video and broadband services and applications.

“Cisco is very pleased that Iusacell Enlace has selected the ASR 9000 Series for its next generation network”, said Rogelio Velasco, vice president of Cisco México. “This would facilitate their preparation to address a future-capacity network that Isacell’s customers will be requiring regarding video, mobile and cloud computing services.”

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