Wednesday, January 8, 2014

TDF Deploys Ciena's 6500 Packet-Optical in France

TDF, continental Europe’s biggest owner of broadcast and telecoms masts, has deployed Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform equipped with WaveLogic 3 Coherent Optical Processors One Control Unified Management System to deliver 100G services in France.

TDF, which provides radio and television transmission along with other multimedia services, such as digitization of content, encoding and storage, operates a network spanning 4,200km betweekn data centers in Paris, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Aix-Marseille and Rennes.

TDF will also deploy Ciena's digital video transport solution to offer users the ability to transport high-quality video content over its network. This will include: MOTR 20G video card and 565 as a 6500 CPE solution. TDF is also leveraging Ciena’s GeoAnalytics a consulting service that harnesses the power of enterprise databases and analytics to give service providers strategic business insight to help grow their business efficiently and profitably.

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