Nokia Siemens Networks announced that it recently won a
contract to supply equipments for ongoing fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network of
Bulgarian Internet service provider EVO.bg.
NSN will provide GPON
solutions and supply customer premises equipments and the Optical Line Termination
Unit. Using NSN platform, EVO will be able to expand its network capacity
together with the enhancement of its high-speed broadband and IPTV offerings.
The east European countries became major growth driver
for the fiber optic networks. A recent study conducted by research firm IDATE
revealed that global subscriber base for FTTH and FTTB (fiber-to-the-building)
will jump 227 million by the end of 2015 from 61 million by the end of 2010. We
believe EVO contract will help NSN to solidify its footprint in the lucrative
FTTH markets of east Europe, especially in Russia, Lithuania, Latvia and
By Telecomlead.com Team