Development of the Rural Areas Broadband Internet Network (RAIN)

  • Client Plačiajuostis internetas
  • Implementation period 2010 – 2012 (ongoing)
  • Project location Lithuania
  • Project partners Eaton, Extreme Networks
  • Project task Deployment of fibre optic network equipment to improve broadband access for regional operators.
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Solutions in this project

  • Fibre optic equipment
  • Uninterruptible power supply solutions
  • Data communication equipment (switchboards)

As part of the broadband Internet network development project in Lithuania, FIMA is installing fibre optic network equipment and uninterruptible power supply systems in more than 1,000 locations.

The project, which is part of the Development of Rural Areas Broadband Network (RAIN-2) and funded by the European Union and the Lithuanian government, was launched in December 2009 and is due to be complete in March 2013.

The objective is to provide residents, state and municipal authorities and businesses with fibre-optic broadband access in rural areas.

During the two-year project, FIMA will install highly reliable network equipment by its American partner Extreme Networks as well as uninterruptible power supply from Eaton on networkintersections and end points.

After the implementation of the project, 98% of the rural population will have access to broadband, ensuring a competitive environment for provision of internet services as well as connecting the main schools, libraries and public internet centres in rural areas.

Project uniqueness

A project of very large scope across more than 1,000 sites.

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    Vytautas Tvaronavičius, Head of Technologies and Development of Plačiajuostis internetas Všį