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France Telecom, Alcatel boost Paris-London link to 100G

Monday 19 December 2011 | 12:26 CET | News
France Telecom-Orange hired Alcatel-Lucent to boost the speed of its 720 km Paris-London optical fibre link to 100 Gbps increasing data transmission speeds from 10 Gbps between these two key business hubs. After a field trial carried out in the autumn, a first 100 Gbps connection was put into operation at the end of last November and a second connection will be available by the end of December. For the trial, Alcatel-Lucent enhanced its existing 1626 Light Manager with 100G next-generation coherent technology through the 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS). Besides boosting bandwidth tenfold,

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: France Telecom / NOKIASUS-20401-Newsfeed / Orange
Countries: France / United Kingdom
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