Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Kabel Deutschland Picks ADVA for 10G/100G Network

Kabel Deutschland, the largest cable operator in Germany, has selected ADVA Optical Networking's 100G coherent transport for a new nationwide backbone network.

Kabel Deutschland will deploy ADVA's 100G technology along with multi-degree, directionless ROADMs. The fully meshed network consists of 26 major nodes and more than 50 intermediate sites.  Financial terms were not disclosed.

“After a thorough selection process, it became clear which company was the right fit for us,” said Frank Hellemink, vice president network engineering Kabel Deutschland. “From the innovative technology to the excellent performance of the 100G pilot link trial between Hamburg and Berlin, ADVA Optical Networking has proven to be the right choice. This future-proof solution is cost-effective and allows for fully-automated remote configuration supported by a rich service management implementation. We are very satisfied with the end product.”


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