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LG-Nortel and partners demo WDM-PON Ecosystem

Visitors to the recent FTTH Council Europe 2010 conference in Lisbon, Portugal saw an integrated fiber-to-the-...


March 2, 2010  


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Visitors to the recent FTTH Council Europe 2010 conference in Lisbon, Portugal saw an integrated fiber-to-the-business/home/basestation (FTTx) offering from WDM-PON Ecosystem members: LG-Nortel, Teldat, Genexis, Comtrend and Visipia.

 

The WDM-PON Ecosystem initiative, started in August 2009 by LG-Nortel, has recently expanded its customer premises equipment (CPE) suppliers, bringing the roster to five active members.

 

At the show, LG-Nortel demonstrated multi-vendor Ecosystem interoperability of 100 Megabit and Gigabit Ethernet services, on-line gaming, triple-play services, home PC on-line data backup, high-definition video surveillance, mobile backhaul, and business and residential applications.

 

WDM-PON (Wavelength Division Multiplexing-Passive Optical Network) allows service providers to deliver high-speed Gigabit Ethernet services by servicing a large number of customers over a single fiber-optic connection.