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Verizon tests NG-PON2, to seek proposals later this year

Wednesday 12 August 2015 | 09:07 CET | News
Verizon has successfully completed a field test of NG-PON2 technology on its FttH network from its central office in Framingham, MA, to a FiOS customer home 3 miles away and to a nearby business location. The field trial consisted of a new optical line terminal (ONT) generating four wavelengths, each capable of operating at 10 Gbps/2.5 Gbps. It was conducted with a NG-PON2 equipment system from Cisco and PT Inovacao. Verizon said it will issue a request for proposals later this year to purchase hardware and software for the new NG-PON2 platform. The company expects the high-speed applications

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