Keito China selected by Global Telecom to upgrade network in Colombia

By Telecom Lead Team: Keito China, a manufacturer of
fiber optic products, will provide 12,000 km of optical fiber to expand and
maintain network of Global Telecom, a provider of broadband services in

The installation will increase capacity for voice and
data in areas already served by the company. The network expansion will also
enable it to offer full GEPON network services and more than 100 Mbts per

“Following a competitive bidding process, we
selected KEITO to provide us with their fiber that exceeded our customers’
demands for increased bandwidth and that also met our aggressive economical
requirements,” said Global Telecom CTO Juan Gonzalo Angel Restrepo.

This investment will allow the company to satisfy the
quality and coverage requirements of its existing customers. The operator will
interconnect additional 82 other municipalities in the all regions of Colombia,
completing a total of 242 municipalities.

“The purchase of KEITO optical fiber cable gives
GLOBAL an important competitive advantage over other Colombian companies that
provide internet and broadband services, since GEPON provides a better cost
efficient and permit offer fiber-to-the-Premises services which is more
efficient as compared with standard HFC networks used by other companies,”
said Adela Lin, president of KEITO.

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