Hrvatski Telekom brings fast Internet to more areas by deploying Tessares MPTCP based Hybrid Internet access
Thanks to innovative hybrid technology, Hrvatski Telekom, a Deutsche Telekom subsidiary, is now able to provide 30 megabits per second speed to more customers in rural and less populated areas of Croatia. Hybrid combines the most available fixed and best mobile networks in a unique service which delivers stable and fast Internet access.
By implementing Tessares’ Multipath TCP technology, this 30 mbps offer will now become available to more residents in Croatia, both through own retail and also through a wholesale offer of Hrvatski Telekom.
"The main goal of Hrvatski Telekom’s activities is to connect everyone with the opportunities the latest technology offers so that everyone can now live better and more easily, creating the basis for a better future. That is why we are constantly investing in the development of a secure and stable network, and use innovative solutions to bring fast internet to every corner of Croatia,” said Boris Drilo, Member of the Management Board and Chief Technology and Information Officer of Hrvatski Telekom,
“We are very proud to be able to help Hrvatski Telekom in bringing modern, MPTCP hybrid Internet connectivity to previously underserved areas of Croatia. This project has been delivered quickly and smoothly, with excellent collaboration between all the teams involved. Notably, the deployment is running on OpenStack which demonstrates our ability to provide NFV-ready solutions to meet operators’ demands.” said Denis Périquet, CEO of Tessares.
About Hrvatski Telekom
Hrvatski Telekom is the market leader and the only company in Croatia providing full range of telecommunications services, fixed line and mobile telephone services, data transmission, TV services, internet and international communications. Every year, Hrvatski Telekom invests 25 percent of its total revenues in infrastructure and technology, well above the European industry average. HT investments enabled HT to offer home Internet speeds of over 20Mbps on almost complete households footprint with recent introduction of a hybrid fixed-mobile solutions.
Tessares is a spin-off from the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain), Belgium where researchers have contributed to the design, implementation and standardization of a new Internet protocol: Multipath TCP (MPTCP). Tessares is headquartered in Belgium with development and sales teams in Europe, North America, Asia and Latin America. Today, almost 60% of Tessares’ staff are shareholders.