Broadband Infraco rolls out network upgrade using Coriant equipment

Thursday 2 November 2017 | 10:09 CET | News
South Africa's state-owned fibre-optic infrastructure company Broadband Infraco has spent USD 15 million on upgrading and modernising its nationwide backbone network, reports Mybroadband. The equipment upgrade is based on Coriant's software-defined networking-enabled system.  

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Broadband infraco / Coriant
Countries: South Africa
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