Fixed Broadband

Nokia announced Future X network architecture for 5G
Fixed Broadband Wireless
Nokia announced Future X network architecture for 5G
Nokia has outlined the scope of its Future X architecture for 5G, the basis for its new reference silicon design and the foundation of its 5G technology and services portfolio. This portfolio – to be showcased at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month – comprises a full, end-to-end network. According to Nokia Bell Labs it delivers up to three times more data capacity per cell site and 30% lower…
Fixed Broadband
400G achieved by Verizon, Juniper and Ciena in field trial.
Verizon has achieved another industry first with the completion of a successful field trial delivering live 400 Gbps Ethernet traffic on a single wavelength between MPLS Core routers over its Packet-Optical network. This trial proved the interoperability of equipment from two different suppliers and the capability to quadruple the typical capacity carried on a wavelength. This field trial marks an important step toward advancing 400 Gbps transmission and router technology…
Fixed Broadband Wireless
Vodafone Greece acquires Cyta Hellas (300k FBB customers)
Vodafone today announces that Vodafone-Panafon Hellenic Telecommunications Company S.A. (“Vodafone Greece”) has agreed to acquire CYTA Telecommunications Hellas S.A. (“CYTA Hellas”) for a total enterprise value of €118 million. CYTA Hellas is a provider of fixed and mobile telecommunication services in Greece. It owns a fibre optic Next Generation Network and offers mobile services through an MVNO with Vodafone Greece. CYTA Hellas has around 300,000 fixed broadband customers (c. 8%…
Fixed Broadband
Vodafone and Huawei Enhance Fibre Access with Fixed Access Network Slicing
Vodafone and Huawei have conducted a successful field trial of Fixed Access Network Slicing. The virtual access network solution partitions a physical fibre to the home (FTTH) network into multiple virtual network slices, creating multi-tenancy virtualization of the access network. This gives flexibility and full control for different operations teams (be they from different departments in the same company or from different service providers) to independently manage their own customers,…
Fixed Broadband
200 Telenor’s optical core network nodes modernization for Nokia
Telenor has chosen Nokia as its sole supplier for the replacement of its legacy optical backbone network. The new optical core network will provide much-needed bandwidth capacity in Norway and Sweden. As one of the world’s largest mobile telecommunications companies with operations in Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Asia, Telenor Group is looking to increase bandwidth capacity by replacing its current optical core network connecting major centers across Norway and Sweden.…
Fixed Broadband
Telefónica and Huawei successfully tested Transport Software-Defined Network in Spain.
Telefónica and Huawei have successfully completed the laboratory tests on the T-SDN (Transport Software-Defined Network) solution, a controller which incorporates improvements for the planning, management, monitoring and diagnosis of Telefónica España’s photonic mesh. In this regard, the tests on this new software solution to improve network operations in the photonic mesh, whereby the communication is all optical to transport large volumes of data by light, entail the creation of a…
Fixed Broadband
Deutsche Telekom with fiber deployment record in 2017
DT continuous investment in fiber optic network expansion in Germany. Numbers are impressive. After successful deployment of 30,000 km of fiber optic cables in each year of 2015 and 2016, just before end of the year company announced about closing 2017 with result of 40,000 km of fiber cables. “We aren’t only building information superhighways between major metropolises and population centers; our network also extends to the countryside. We are…