Nokia Siemens Networks improves network capacity for E-Plus Group

E-Plus Group announced that it offers now improved mobile broadband with higher
bandwidth, thanks to an upgraded backbone network deployed by Nokia Siemens

country-wide upgrade, based on flexible, cost-effective Ethernet technology,
covers more than 60 sites. The system also incorporates a wavelength division
multiplexing (WDM) backhaul platform from ADVA Optical Networking to improve
E-Plus’s ability to respond to sudden surges in mobile data traffic.

The use of mobile Internet and
broadband services keeps increasing as users demand anytime, anywhere
connectivity,” said Gerhard Lüdtke, director, Access Network of E-Plus Group.

E-Plus implemented a backbone
network that is fast and flexible enough to meet the increasing demand. In
addition the backbone network provides the cost efficiencies to operate
successfully at current traffic volumes,” Ludtke added.

Today, operators need to quickly
rise to the challenge of sudden surges in the mobile data traffic,” said Ingo
Goldenberg, head of customer team E-Plus Group at Nokia Siemens Networks.

With Ethernet emerging as the
dominant technology for cost-effective data transport, E-Plus is ensuring that
its investment is well-protected today and in the years to come,” Goldenberg

The backbone network is based on
next-generation metro area network (MAN) platforms from Nokia Siemens Networks
(the hiT 7070 and hiT 7030 platforms), and its partner ADVA Optical Networking
(FSP 3000 platform).

ADVA Optical Networking’s FSP 3000
platform delivers E-Plus a reliable solution that provides flexibility to add
backbone capacity and ensure scalability,” said Hartmut Müller-Leitloff, vice
president for sales central Europe at ADVA Optical Networking.

Up to 80 wavelengths per fiber
pair, and fully integrated transponder and multiplex transponder options
ranging from 100 Mbps to 40 Gbps – and soon 100 Gbps – enable new services and
higher customer satisfaction. Multi-degree Reconfigurable Optical add-drop
Multiplexer (ROADMs) provides the E-Plus Group highest flexibility to handle
future traffic demand in its DWDM backbone,” Muller-Leitloff added.

With the upgraded backbone network,
E-Plus is able to meet different bandwidth needs and respond to sudden traffic
surges. Next-generation metro (NGM) platforms link the backbone to network
elements such as access systems and routers. This ensures the increased
performance is well-distributed throughout the network. In addition, Nokia
Siemens Networks’ network management solution enables E-Plus to manage the NGM

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