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Network up-dated at Saint-Petersburg – Stockholm route

The company “Rascom” has completed works to install RAMAN fiber-optic amplifiers at the network section Saint-Petersburg – Stockholm.
This up-date permits RASCOM to arrange circuits within DWDM systems at the route Saint-Petersburg – Stockholm without signal regeneration, i.e., without using intermediate transponders at this route section.
“The implementation cost of this project was about US$ 1 million, but the financial efficiency of the up-grade is much higher than the expenses made,” comments V.I. Kireev, General Director of the Closed Joint-Stock Company “Rascom”. “By installing the NORTEL-manufactured RAMAN amplifiers at the route section Saint-Petersburg – Stockholm, RASCOM has decreased the quantities of network equipment and, thus, enhanced the reliability and substantially lowered the self-cost of the services to be provided. Beside this, the project implementation has allowed to use some of the equipment thus taken off the network for developing other network sections.”
14.09.2009

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