Turk Telekom starts deploying Alcatel-Lucent’s VDSL2 technology for improving broadband

Telecom Lead Turkey: Turk Telekom has started deploying Alcatel-Lucent’s VDSL2 technology.

The Turkish telecom service provider will offer broadband services including HD television broadcasts and video-on-demand (VOD) sessions over its existing copper infrastructure.

In line with FiberkenTT network transformation initiative, Turk Telekom leverages Alcatel-Lucent’s 7353 ISAM fiber-to-the-building (FTTB) solution, and enables Turk Telekom to deliver high-speed broadband in the shortest possible timeframe because it utilizes existing investments.

Cenk Kivilcim, CSO of Alcatel-Lucent in Turkey

“Alcatel-Lucent’s fiber-to-the-building solution is instrumental to this. It helps us prepare for a long-term network transformation, leveraging a smart mix of copper and fiber access technologies to realize the highest speeds in the most cost-effective way,” said Memet Atalay, vice president of Operations, Turk Telekom.

“Turk Telekom wants to offer new services by cost-effectively and efficiently transitioning its network to an infrastructure capable of delivering high-speed broadband in the most economic way to all of its customers. Their selection of our VDSL2 solution shows that we have the technologies at hand to grow our customers’ networks in the way that matches their needs and goals,” said Cenk Kivilcim, CSO of Alcatel-Lucent in Turkey.

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