EVO taps Nokia Siemens Networks for GPON FTTH

Bulgarian ISP EVO Ltd. will use GPON fiber to the home (FTTH) equipment to offer its customers a range of new services, according to the Europe-based systems house. The new services include IPTV.

Nokia Siemens Networks will supply in-home customer premises equipment and optical line termination units for EVO’s upgrade. The supplier of the companion optical line terminals in the central office has not been announced.

“Our goal is to improve the individual experience and satisfaction of our subscribers by providing new high-quality services, and increasing network capacity,” said Rosen Velikov, CEO of EVO Ltd. “Nokia Siemens Networks’ solution will translate into a more cost-efficient network expansion and also guarantee extremely reliable and high-quality data services to our subscribers.”

“Bulgarian citizens demand increased broadband access and new, convergent services. EVO.bg is playing an important role in bridging the broadband gap and setting high service quality parameters for us to meet,” said Dietmar Appeltauer, head of central-east Europe sales for Nokia Siemens Networks. “We are confident that EVO.bg users can benefit from a much improved experience.”

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