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Thailand : PLANETCOMM to expand its fiber network to over 100,000 HOMES

June 17, 2014

Calix E7-2 Ethernet Service Access Platform and T-Series optical network terminals (ONTs) has been tapped by Planet Communications for a GPON residential and business fiber deployment in Thailand.

The network would include major cities such as Bangkok and Pattaya, said Calix.

It is projected by Planetcomm to extend its fiber network to over 100,000 homes with fiber within the next five years and would start to deliver the advanced IP services in the next year.

Besides delivering managed services such as IPTV, Planetcomm will also work with developers to offer services in new housing and industrial developments within urban settings.

As per Prapat Rathlertkarn, CEO of Planetcomm, We are at a critical phase of development in broadband infrastructure for Thailand, investing in our future in the global economy.

Calix E7-2 enables Planetcomm to deliver broadband services over fiber with speeds up to 1 Gbps. Calix E7-2 supports any mix of GPON and point-to-point gigabit Ethernet (GE) to ensure flexibility to its telecom clients.

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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