Monday, August 4, 2008

China Telecom Selects Huawei for 40 Gbps Trunk

China Telecom has selected Huawei Technologies to build China's first 40G WDM transmission network between Shanghai and Wuxi. Under the terms of the contract, Huawei will provide China Telecom with an ultra-high-capacity 80 wavelengths x 40G transmission solution capable of 10G/40G hybrid transmission. The high-capacity trunk will to address China Telecom's ever-increasing Internet bandwidth requirements.

Huawei's 40G transmission solution employs is patented SuperDRZ technologies, which support transmission of up to 1,500 kilometers without the need for regeneration. The 40G transmission solution also adopts Huawei' s unique C-band extension technology, which increases the fiber transmission bandwidth by an extra 20%, and enables the DWDM system to boast a transmission capacity of 3.84 Tbps per fiber.