The Romanian Fiber Optic Conference is the most anticipated event of the Romanian industry and this year is held on March 6 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the capital. The event will be structured in two sections and will include presentations and debates on national themes of common interest.
According to its stated purpose, this year’s Smart Connexions of Tommorow edition aims to be a catalyst for ideas and an environment conducive to the exchange of experiences, the chosen theme being an argument in favor of forecasts for the future, helping the target make business decisions favorable to their business.
The delegation of Interlan Association participates in the event, the members of the delegation having several talks with other attendees. More details about the event can be found at http://afor.ro/ro/home/rfoc.html.
Between 24-28 February 2018, an InterLAN delegation attends the international conference APRICOT 2018 and the SANOG 31 Meeting, which are held simultaneously in Kathmandu, Nepal.
APRICOT 2018 (Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies) is the largest Asia Pacific Internet conference with an attendance of more than 700 engineers, researchers, operators and service providers, and various policy community representatives from over 50 countries.
SANOG 31 (South Asian Network Operators Group) is a forum on operational issues and technologies of interest to data operators in the South Asian region.
APNIC 45 (Asia Pacific Regional Internet Registry) and APIX 17 (Asia Pacific Internet ExchangeAssociation) are also taking part in the event.
InterLAN representatives had several interventions:
In the Peering Forum: IXP Session, Eric Băleanu made a short presentation of InterLAN Internet Exchange (video).
In the NOG BoF session, Cristian Copcea spoke about the challenges InterLAN faced as host of RONOG (video).
In the Network Operations session, Cristian Copcea presented the TVX project and the video stream management application developed by InterLAN (video).
In the NOG Reports session, Eric Băleanu presented a report of RONOG editions so far (video).
Various discussions were held with other attendees on ongoing and future partnerships.
More details about this event can be found on its official website.
The Bollywood TV and Mooz Dance TV channels have become available via multicast streaming on the InterLAN TVX platform:
Bollywood HD, Bollywood Film TV, Bollywood Classic TV, Bollywood TV, Mooz Dance HD, Mooz Dance TV.
Other TV Channels are availabile on the same platform:
Antena 1 HD, Antena 1, Antena 3 HD, Antena 3, Antena Stars HD, Antena Stars, Happy Channel HD, Happy Channel, ZU TV HD, ZU TV, Rock TV HD, Rock TV, Kiss TV HD, Kiss TV, Magic TV HD, Magic TV, Bucuresti TV HD, Bucuresti TV, Cinethronix TV, Columna TV, Travel Mix, Valea Prahovei TV, Orizont TV, Telestar 1 TV, Tradiții TV.
The complete list of TV channels available on InterLAN TVX Platform can be found here.
InterLAN supports the Euro-IX Fellowship Program in 2018. This program provides financial assistance to Internet Exchanges in difficulty in order to increase the Euro-IX membership.
Interlan Association is a full member of Euro-IX since 2008 and is supporting the Fellowship program since 2016.
You can find more details about this program here.
Feedback from fellows can be found here.
Antena TV Group connects to InterLAN on a 10G port.
Facebook raises interconnection capacity to InterLAN Internet Exchange platform at 80 Gbps amid steady growth in aggregated traffic. Facebook is the most popular social platform in Romania and users of Internet service providers connected to InterLAN have improved experience when accessing the application due to high data transfer speeds and lower response times.
Interlan Association supports the KINIX – Kinshasa Internet Exchange Point with funds to restore the equipment affected by the fire in the KINIX premises. The purpose of the donation is to aid in restoring the electrical network destroyed by the fire.
On 25 November 2017, the Interlan Association organizes for its members a Workshop on technical subjects in Poiana Izvorului, Sâmbăta de Sus. Among the discussed subjects, there is the configuration of BGP sessions, PON Technologies, RIPE Atlas, TV reception stations, monitoring applications, PeeringDB.
The 5th edition of the ACeR Convention takes place at the Marriott Hotel, Bucharest, on 16 November 2017. InterLAN representatives will also take part in this year’s edition, the event gathering several leaders and innovators of the telecommunications industry.
The representatives of the Interlan Association take part in the workshop organized by the Romanian National Computer Security Incident Response Team – CERT-RO together with the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security – ENISA, regarding the NIS Directive and its implications for national CSIRT. The workshop was attended by specialists in the field of cyber security within public institutions and the private environment in the sectors covered by the NIS Directive.