Oi contracts Alcatel-Lucent for OTN

Thursday 16 October 2014 | 14:12 CET | News
Brazilian operator Oi has contracted Alcatel-Lucent to build an optical network linking Sao Paulo to Fortaleza. The project should be completed in three years and is considered one of the largest of the manufacturer in Latin America. In an interview with Convergencia Digital, the president of Alcatel-Lucent do Brasil, Javier Falcon, explained that the infrastructure will be based on OTN technology, with an initial capacity of 2.2 Tbps, which can be expanded to 8 Tbps. The value of the deal was not disclosed by the parties. Besides the 3,000-km optical network, Oi has also contracted the

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Companies: NOKIASUS-20401-Newsfeed / Oi
Countries: Brazil
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