Ciena to upgrade Belnet optical network

Friday 25 April 2014 | 19:08 CET | News
Belgian ISP Belnet has selected Ciena to upgrade its optical network. The new mesh network, set to launch in August, will be able to handle 88x100 Gbit/s on each fibre link. In the future, Belnet will extend this to connections of 200 Gbit/s and more. In the longer term, Software Defined Networking (SDN) technology will be integrated, which will allow users to manage their networks in a more flexible way for less. The IP network will be upgraded next year.

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Ciena
Countries: Belgium
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