Sunday, March 9, 2008

Huawei Supplies Nearly 40% of China Netcom's Optical Access

Huawei Technologies is to supply nearly 40% of China Netcom's optical access solutions making it the operator's largest partner in the optical field. Huawei said it received the largest share of a recent optical access contract at China Netcom from a field of a dozen bidding suppliers. Under the contract, Huawei will provide its SmartAX MA5600T optical access equipment. The platform has passed the EPON and GPON tests set by the China Ministry of Information Industry and Huawei is the only vendor in China that owns both EPON and GPON network access licenses. To date, Huawei's SmartAX optical access equipment is serving over 400,000 commercial lines worldwide.

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