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TIM picks Cisco for Italian network revamp

Tuesday 4 July 2017 | 12:21 CET | News
Telecom Italia (TIM) has reached an agreement with Cisco to transform its Optical Packet Metro (OPM) network, the infrastructure that collects and aggregates traffic from fixed and mobile lines and company connections. The deal means TIM's new OPM network will integrate Cisco's Aggregation Services Router (ASR) 9000 platform to support the demand generated by video and data traffic peaks across all networks. The investment is part of TIM's 2017-2019 plan to spend EUR 5 billion to bring fibre-optic technology to 99 percent of fixed-network homes and 4G coverage to 99 percent of the Italian

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