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Open Fiber to launch 200G Rome-Florence backbone

Friday 19 January 2018 | 11:30 CET | News
Italian operator Open Fiber has announced the successful completion of tests on its ZION network, described as the first 200G photonic backbone rolled out in Italy. The tests were conducted on the Rome to Florence stretch of the ZION network, the first of its kind in Italy to make use of Huawei's Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexers (ROADM) and Flex Grid technologies for optical signal transmission. The passive fibre-optic infrastructure is provided by state-controlled energy group Terna and the backbone can scale up to 400Gbps, said the company, adding that it plans to begin using

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Companies: Huawei / Open Fiber
Countries: Italy
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