The length of time an optical transceiver spends plugged into a switch and the amount and importance of the data it carries means that reliability is paramount. Ellen Manning looks at the rigorous testing procedures put in place to ensure maximum reliability.
ADVA has announced that its FSP 3000 TeraFlex has broken multiple industry records in a commercial long-haul terrestrial network originally built for 100Gbps services. Using an optical spectrum-as-a-service approach, the terminal achieved 200Gbps per wavelength transmission over a distance of 5,738km with 2.5bits/symbol, and 500Gbps over 1,016km with 5bits/symbol modulation. ADVA says its FSP 3000 […]Read More
Welcome to the spring edition of Optical Connections, now available to read online. With the massive growth in capacity, driven by the rise of international datacentres, streaming video and ultimately 5G and IoT, long-haul networks are becoming more important than ever. In this first issue of 2019, issue, we look at how long-haul technologies are […]Read More
Specifically tailored for 5G, the 1022 will expand capacity in metro access sector. ECI, a global provider of Elastic Network solutions for service providers, critical infrastructures and data center operators, has launch its 1022 cell site router, the first of the company’s end-to-end portfolio tailored for 5G. Designed as a cell site router, the 1022 […]Read More