ZTE achieves 24-hour 16 Tbps transmission over 3,500 km

Wednesday 12 November 2014 | 15:13 CET | News
ZTE has announced what it described as a new world record in long-haul optical transmission. The company completed a 24-hour error-free optical transmission over 3,500 km, achieving capacity of 16 terabits per second (16 Tbps) in the C band with full configuration. The T-bit WDM (wavelength division multiplexing) real-time optical transmission technology used by ZTE in the test is based on the company's WDM/OTN (optical transport network) product platforms, and only deploying the EDFA (erbium-doped fibre amplifiers) with 100 km span separations. ZTE said the successful test will allow

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