Quantenna Communications, Inc., announced today that Moscow City Telephone Network (MGTS), the fixed network division of Russian cellco Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), has adopted Quantenna’s high-performance 4×4 MIMO solution for its new GPON gateway. Thanks to the advanced capabilities of the QV840 chipset, MGTS’s gateway can deliver high-throughput Wi-Fi across the entire home to connect multiple devices simultaneously, and address demanding applications such as online gaming, and 4K video streaming.
Huawei Marine and Rostelecom started the construction of submarine fiber optical telecommunication line (SFOTL) connecting Kamchatka and Sakhalin. The construction of this 900km submarine cable constitutes the second phase of the Far East cable system that connects the regions of Kamchatka-Sakhalin-Magadan, and will be commissioned in Q1 of 2017. The new submarine cable backbone infrastructure will provide high-speed broadband internet access to the population of Kamchatka krai and Magadan oblast.