0
Broadband

Fastweb and Infinera complete 500Gbps single-wavelength backbone trial

Tuesday 7 May 2019 | 14:37 CET | News
Infinera and Fastweb have successfully demonstrated 500Gbps single-wavelength service connectivity on the Italian operator's long-haul backbone between Milan and Turin. The high-speed optical transmission test is the first conducted in Italy on a live network without special amplifiers, tuning or changes. The partners used Infinera's Groove platform on the operator's existing 180-kilometre, low-latency fibre route.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed
Companies: Fastweb / Infinera
Countries: Italy
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

Fibre


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Infinera providing DWDM and Instant Network technologies for Sparkle's new backbone

Published 27 Jun 2019 14:31 CET | Italy
Infinera announced that it will be deploying its XT-3600 platform for the new ultra-long-haul photonic backbone called Nibble ...

Di Genova named Fastweb Enterprise Officer

Published 17 Jun 2019 13:57 CET | Italy
Italian operator Fastweb has announced the appointment of Augusto Di Genova as its new Enterprise Officer, reporting directly to ...

Fastweb sponsors international athletics meeting

Published 27 May 2019 09:00 CET | Italy
Italian operator Fastweb has sponsored the first edition of the Fastweb Cup, an international athletics meeting focusing on short ...

Cyxtera picks Infinera Groove to power data centre interconnect services

Published 25 Apr 2019 16:23 CET | World
Cyxtera Technologies deployed the Infinera Groove Network Disaggregation Platform to support delivery of high-speed data centre ...

Infinera claims highest-performance 600G transmission record

Published 06 Mar 2019 15:12 CET | World
Infinera said it successfully demonstrated a 600 gigabits per second (600G) per wavelength transmission over 250 kilometers (km) ...

Fastweb picks Coriant to boost Milan-Rome backbone to 300Gbps

Published 28 Jun 2018 09:02 CET | Italy
Coriant has announced a contract to help Italian operator Fastweb deploy a protected 300Gbps connection spanning over 950 ...

Fastweb, Huawei complete 200Gbps Italian backbone network

Published 22 Jun 2018 14:01 CET | Italy
Fastweb and Huawei have announced the completion of 2,300 km-long flexible optical network running from Milan to the south of ...

Fastweb and BICS open up new cable route from Sicily

Published 26 Apr 2018 12:25 CET | Italy
Italian operator Fastweb has teamed up with BICS, a Belgium-based global wholesale carrier, to set up a joint connectivity ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

20 Aug Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum
22 Aug Vocus FY results
22 Aug Sky NZ FY results
22 Aug Sunrise Q2 2019
22 Aug VMware fiscal Q2
22 Aug China Telecom H1 2019
23 Aug Mobilezone H1 2019
25 Aug VMworld 2019 US
26 Aug Amaysim FY results
26 Aug Chrous FY results
26 Aug Bezeq Q2 2019
27 Aug Partner Communications Q2 2019
27 Aug Ooma Q2 2019
27 Aug MNF Group FY results
27 Aug ZTE H1 results
27 Aug Hewlett Packard Enterprise fiscal Q3
27 Aug Aviat Networks fiscal Q4
27 Aug Tamedia H1 2019
27 Aug Connected Health Summit
29 Aug Tele Columbus Q2 2019
29 Aug Dell Technologies fiscal Q2
29 Aug Bouygues Telecom Q2 2019
29 Aug Cyfrowy Polsat Q2 2019
29 Aug Tech Data fiscal Q2
29 Aug Marvell Technology fiscal Q2
29 Aug Axiata Q2 2019
29 Aug Tele Columbus AGM
::: More Calendar Items