euNetworks taps Lumenisity® for world first hollowcore fibre rollout

Created April 14, 2021
Technologies and Products

euNetworks Fiber UK Limited, a Western European bandwidth infrastructure company, has deployed its first ultra low latency cable solution based on NANF® hollowcore fibre. Lumenisity® Limited supplied its CoreSmart® cable solution which is live between digital reality company Interxion and the London Stock Exchange.  Lumenisity claims this is the first commercially available deployment of hollowcore technology in the world and is part of an agreement covering additional deployments over the coming years between trading venues and other locations.

Lumenisity says that data travels 50% faster in hollowcore cable, reducing latency by 1/3, and providing a round trip saving of 3μs per km. These latency savings are significant in financial trading applications. They can also be scaled to increase the separation of data centres by 50%, whilst maintaining the latency envelope, more than doubling the area of land in which these data centres can be located. With deployments in numerous private networks over the last three years, Lumenisity says its CoreSmart® is the lowest loss, broadest bandwidth hollowcore cable available commercially.

“We’re very pleased to partner with euNetworks to enable them to provide the lowest latency performance to a major trading exchange using our CoreSmart® cable,” said Tony Pearson, business development director at Lumenisity. “We are excited to be collaborating with such an established Carrier and to already have hollowcore deployed, carrying traffic as part of this development.”

“We continue to focus on delivering lowest latency services for our customers. We focus on identifying new and innovative technologies that can be deployed on our network to provide the best possible bandwidth solutions,” said Brady Rafuse, CEO of euNetworks. “We’re excited to be working with Lumenisity, helping to develop and deploy hollowcore fibre. We’re confident that with this technology we can achieve market leading fibre-based latencies much closer to radio frequency systems, without the constraints that are inherently present with those radio frequency solutions.”

For more information, visit www.lumenisity.com

 

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This article was written
by Peter Dykes

Peter Dykes is a independent telecoms and technology journalist who has over that last 30 years written for a wide range of B2B publications and companies. A former BT engineer, he specialises in networks and associated support systems. He is currently Editor of Optical Connections.