Huawei to set up switching network for Nepal firm


Bangalore : Huawei Technologies Ltd, the telecom network solutions major in China has bagged a contract to set up the full service multi-protocol label switching network in Nepal for Subsiu Cable Net Ltd, the leading cable TV and Internet service provider.

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According to a statement from the company’s Indian subsidiary here Monday, the solution will enable Subsiu to provide secure communication, seamless connectivity and high-end network to its domestic and enterprise customers.

“Our switching network will respond in 50 milliseconds to restore connectivity for triple play networks by using optional technology based on global standards,” Huawei Telcom India CEO Max Yang said.

As the first network to be deployed with products compliant to metro Ethernet forum, the equipment will have carrier class aggregation switches in a fibre-based metro ring in Katmandu and other cities across the Himalayan kingdom.

The network equipment software was designed and developed at Huawei’s Indian development centre in Bangalore.

Subisu chief technology officer Deepak Shrestha said the Huawei network would enable it to deploy a network equipment of global standard for multiple services with advanced features such as rate limiting, traffic shaping and policy-based routing.

“We will also provide VPN (virtual private network) services to enterprises and offer triple-play services to our retail and domestic customers,” Shrestha added.

Huawei’s high-end equipment with dual management cards will meet the demand of power supply in Nepal, where power outages are frequent due to its geographical location and mountainous terrain.