Open Fiber backbone network hits 400Gbps between Florence and Bologna

Wednesday 19 December 2018 | 11:21 CET | News
Italian operator Open Fiber announced that its recently-completed ZION backbone network reached a record 400Gbps between Florence and Bologna, the first long-distance transmission link with a single optical carrier to hit such speeds. The system was completed in September and is the longest EON (Elastic Optical Network)-type backbone in Italy, covering 6,300 kilometres and using photonic technology to connect to the access network Open Fiber is building in around 7,000 Italian localities.

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Companies: Huawei / Open Fiber
Countries: Italy
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