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BT shows 400G single-fibre technology with Huawei

Tuesday 13 June 2017 | 08:55 CET | News
BT showed at its Innovation week in Ipswich a new 400Gbps single-carrier based technology. The trial builds on its previously demonstrated 'Superchannel' concept which achieved record speeds of 5.6Tbps last year by combining 200Gbps wavelengths of light into a single optical fibre. Working with Huawei, BT has now developed a technique that combines multiple 400Gbps wavelengths over a single fibre. This is expected to deliver speeds of more than 13Tbps using the same amount of light spectrum as the previous record. The trial demonstrated that it's possible to transmit multi-terabit speeds over

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Companies: BT / Huawei
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