Wednesday, September 22, 2010

BICS's Pan-European Network Trials NSN's 40G CP-QPSK

BICS, which is a joint venture of Belgacom, Swisscom and MTN, has successfully conducted trials of 40 Gbps optical transmission over its existing fiber network between Zurich and Frankfurt using Nokia Siemens Networks' new 40G transponders.

The deployment features the Nokia Siemens Networks SURPASS hiT 7300 and hiT 7500 DWDM platforms, along with its new coherent detection 40G transponder, which uses CP-QPSK modulation technology.