Thursday, July 24, 2008

Huawei Develops 100G WDM Prototype

Huawei Technologies announced a 100 Gbps WDM prototype platform. Huawei said its design will support a transmission distance of up to 2,000 km without using electrical regenerators, while offering a migration path from 10G/40G technologies. Commercial availability dates were not disclosed.

"The successful development of 100G WDM technologies reflects Huawei's strength in the optical network domain," said Christian Chua, president of Huawei' s Transport Network Product Line. "Huawei will continue to invest in long-haul high-speed transport technologies, promote the development of 100G WDM technologies, and will strive to alleviate the bandwidth pressure facing telecom operators today."