Telefonica has launched an IP Network Fusion Project for digital network transformation in the Chilean market.
NEC and infrastructure vendor partner Juniper Networks have partnered to implement the project with product solutions and system integration capabilities. Telefonica designed the IP Fusion Network Project as a platform for incorporating services into a single network infrastructure, offering advanced communications services and transforming the customer experience for mobile, residential and business services.
This project requires network capacity to be expanded by implementing more than 170 nodes nationwide, guaranteeing the successful migration of customer services and assuring the maintenance of contracted service-level agreements (SLAs). Also, the project requires the implementation of an SDN solution that can control each of the devices from different providers in the network, as well as the design and operation of a seamless MPLS.
"This new network will provide Telefonica Chile customers with significant benefits, increasing the network capacity for meeting current and future demand for high-performance connectivity and simplifying the network for offering advanced services. The new IP Network Fusion will be fully prepared for enabling the development of 5G networks," said Cayetano Carbajo, Telefonica Director of Core, Transport and Platforms, Global Technology and Information Unit.