Monday, January 9, 2012

BSkyB Deploys 100G Optical Backbone with Alcatel-Lucent

BSkyB (Sky), the UK’s leading home entertainment and communications company, has deployed a 100G optical transmission network to support its broadband and video services. Alcatel-Lucent has provided Sky with its 100G next generation optical coherent technology, including its 1626 Light Manager, enhanced with 100G next-generation coherent technology through the 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS). Financial terms were not disclosed.