Thursday, November 8, 2012

China's CERNET Builds 100G OTN with ZTE


The China Education and Research Network (CERNET) has selected ZTE for phase 3 network expansion. The phase 3 expansion will begin in 2012 and aims to expand the coverage and transmission capacity of the network and to improve its speed and security.  The network will cover Beijing, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Wuhan and Xi’an.

ZTE will supply its coherent 100G solution and ZXONE 8000 series OTN products to build the backbone bearer network. The ZTE platform is capable of hybrid transmission of 100G and 10G services and supports a seamless upgrade from 10G to 100G.

The China Education and Research Network (CERNET) is a national academic computer network managed by the Ministry of Education and built and operated by universities and colleges such as Tsinghua University. At present, more than 2,000 universities, colleges, middle schools, primary schools and scientific research institutes are connected to CERNET, supporting more than 20,000,000 users.

http://wwwen.zte.com.cn/en/press_center/news/201211/t20121108_368117.html

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