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Telefonica Spain uses photonic technology to improve FTTH

Monday 9 February 2015 | 10:51 CET | News
Telefonica has announced the successful deployment of photonic switch technology from two separate providers – Alcatel-Lucent and Huawei – with a view to improving the reliability and overall performance of its FTTH network in Spain. The company said the trials were conducted over a distance of 1,000 kilometres between Madrid and the city of Huesca near the Pyrenees using Alcatel-Lucent's 1830 Photonic Service Switch technology and, along a separate channel, Huawei's OSN x800 equipment. The 10 Gbps service was transported on a 100 Gbps channel via Alcatel-Lucent's platform and on a 40 Gbps

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / Huawei China / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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