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Internet Solutions Kenya selects Telco Systems to upgrade its fiber network to 10GB

Mar 22, 2017


New infrastructure and innovative technologies from Telco Systems will enable Internet Solutions Kenya to expand network capacity and improve services

MANSFIELD, MA, UNITED STATES and NAIROBI, KENYA, March 22, 2017 — Telco Systems, the leading provider of innovative CE 2.0, MPLS, IP and SDN & NFV solutions, and Internet Solutions Kenya, a Pan-African communications service provider of Cloud, communication, connectivity and carrier services within Kenya and connecting outside Kenya, today jointly announced the selection of Telco Systems to upgrade Internet Solutions Kenya’s entire Fiber network infrastructure to 10GB. 

Internet Solutions Kenya provides advanced Cloud, communication, connectivity and carrier services to public and private sector organizations in Kenya and across East Africa. With its newly upgraded network, Internet Solutions Kenya will serve thousands of enterprises in its country and across the region with advanced business services.

Telco Systems will provide Internet Solutions Kenya with a fully automated software-defined network with the capacity to support 10GE. This new network will also be fully orchestrated, benefiting Internet Solutions Kenya with rapid service provisioning and simplified network deployment and maintenance activities. To facilitate this network upgrade project, Telco Systems will supply Internet Solutions Kenya with its EdgeGenie Orchestrator service management system along its T-Metro 7124, T-Marc 3348 and T-Marc 3308 demarcation devices.

By upgrading its network capacity to 10GE, Internet Solutions Kenya will improve of the quality of its services, support more data traffic and meet the growing bandwidth requirements of its customers. 

This network upgrade will also provide Internet Solutions Kenya with full MPLS services across all parts of the fiber network all the way to the customer. In addition, this network upgrade will include the latest MEF 2.0 standards, which will allow Internet Solutions Kenya to deliver more robust services to their customers.

“In the last two years, we have been experiencing a growing demand for higher capacity and other layered services from our customers,” said Richard Hechle, Managing Director of Internet Solutions Kenya. “We are pleased to be expanding our long standing relationship with Telco Systems and we are confident that the company’s innovation networking technologies will enable us to deliver more capacity and will allow us to better utilize our infrastructure in order to better serve customers with new and improved services.”

“For Internet Solutions Kenya, this network upgrade is a major step forward in creating one of the highest quality and most reliable networks not only in Kenya, but across Africa,” explained Ariel Efrati, CEO of Telco Systems. “This world-class network that we are building for Internet Solutions Kenya is in line with global trends across the telco industry and an example of one of the many similar major network upgrades that we have recently delivered, enabling our service provider customers to take on more business and expand their service offerings.” 

Telco Systems will be exhibiting its entire portfolio of networking solutions at the MPLS+SDN+NFV World event at Booth # 201 in Paris, France during March 21 to March 24.