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Swisscom upgrades transport network to 100G with Huawei

Friday 29 March 2013 | 09:08 CET | News
Huawei announced the successful upgrade of Swisscom's optical network for all-IP transport services (SONATE) to 100G. SONATE is a WDM-based network deployed by Huawei in 2009. To deal with the ever-growing demand for bandwidth, Swisscom developed SONATE with a long-term perspective of having the network architecture ready for the next decade. SONATE is expected to provide a future-proof access bandwidth of 1 Gbps per base station and 10 Gbps for FTTH. The upgrade has expanded SONATE's backbone network from 10G (800 Gbps transport capacity) to 100G (8 Tbps transport capacity), with the

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Huawei China / Swisscom
Countries: Switzerland
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