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Russia’s Akado taps Arris for high-speed broadband delivery

Arris E6000 Converged Edge RouterRussian cable operator Akado has signed a deal to deploy Arris’ E6000 Converged Edge Router in order deliver high-speed broadband to customers in Moscow.

Moscow Telecommunications Corporation COMCOR (the AKADO Telecom brand) will use the edge router to give its customers in Moscow access to a 200 Mbps internet service.

The Arris platform will support converged data/video services while and position COMCOR strategically for the future, including DOCSIS 3.1.

“Moscow Telecommunications Corporation COMCOR is one of the first company’s in Russia that will operate the modern equipment at such a high level,” said Vitaly Klishin, the first vice-president of AKADO Group.

“This was made possible due to modernisation of our HFC network to EuroDOCSIS 3.0 standards. The ARRIS E6000 CER will allow us to improve the quality of our broadband services, increase network capacity for the customers, and reduce power consumption at the hubs.”