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PT Portugal tests 1 Tbps on fibre network

Thursday 19 February 2015 | 10:31 CET | News
PT Portugal has conducted a transmission test of 1 Tbps over a length of 520 km, connecting the company's facilities in Lisbon to the data centre in Covilha, taking advantage of the already installed fibre infrastructure. The main innovation was the distance of the connection over the existing network, which in some areas is almost two decades old. PT said this demonstrates the possibility, in a real environment, of carrying larger volumes of information in less time with lower latency. One of the conclusions reached by the operator in the test was the ability to reduce levels of latency by

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / PT Portugal
Countries: Portugal
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