ETB Colombia Modernizes Its Fixed Broadband Networks with Alepo
In Colombia, ETB Transforms Its Fixed Broadband Services with Alepo’s AAA Infrastructure Colombia’s premier communications service provider, ETB, completes a major network upgrade with Alepo in order to support new service innovation and subscriber growth on its ADSL fixed broadband network.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015, Austin, TX – Alepo, http://www.alepo.com, a leading provider of network and IT software solutions for global communications service providers, announced today the successful delivery of a major network upgrade to ETB’s fixed broadband network across Colombia.
As part of a major, three-year transformation process, Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Bogotá (ETB) has successfully launched new communications services, including a Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network, interactive digital television, and 4G mobile services. To bring its corporate strategic plan to life, ETB selected Alepo to provide a high-performance AAA infrastructure that increases the established network reliability, capacity, and services innovation.
As part of the network modernization, ETB replaced its legacy AAA server with Alepo’s High-Performance AAA plus PCRF-Lite for real-time policy control on its fixed ADSL network. Alepo’s AAA platform integrates openly and seamlessly into ETB’s multi-vendor, best of breeds network environment. Already, ETB has experienced increased network speed, performance, and reliability in its current network. In addition, Alepo’s AAA infrastructure features advanced noise reduction, self-healing capabilities, centralized session and accounting database, and convergent authentication and authorization.
“With Alepo’s High-Performance AAA server, ETB Colombia will be able to bring broadband services and revenue opportunities to market faster without adding network complexity,” said Ramiro Costa, Regional Accounts Director at Alepo. “Alepo is proud to support ETB as it evolves in the telecommunications marketplace.”
About ETB ETB is a solid, profitable and competitive company. Founded in 1884, ETB has contributed to the growth of Bogota and Colombia and has been witness of the country´s history across three centuries. ETB is undergoing a process of transformation, with the development of the Corporate Strategic Plan, which comprises six strategic programs (N-Play Services, 4G Mobile Service, Wi-Fi, Regional Empowerment, Customer Experience and Strategic Customer Management) being customer care the current focus of the company.
ETB is moving forward in the deployment of a Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network in Bogota that allows for higher speeds in the transmission of data and information. It also features Interactive Digital Television and launched 4G Wireless Service in October 2014, which enabled it to start competing in the fourth generation mobile telephony marketplace. www.etb.com.coDownload PDF