Alcatel-Lucent signs 100G deal with Telecom Italia

Alcatel-Lucent announced its 100G deal with Telecom Italia to provide its 100 gigabit-per-second optical networking technology to offer Internet and TV services to residential and business users.

Telecom Italia aims to increase network capacity while improving service delivery times and ensuring better quality customer experience by deploying Alcatel-Lucent 100G technology that will transform Telecom Italia’s core and metro network, enabling the evolution to IP services.
Telecom Italia
As per the 100G deal announced on Wednesday, Alcatel-Lucent will deploy its 1830 Photonic Service Switch (1830 PSS) – offering flexibility and efficiency, allowing Telecom Italia to accelerate the launch and management of new mobile services.

The deployment will allow Telecom Italia to enhance the delivery of high-performance, low-latency services to business customers and provide a cost-effective backhaul solution for residential ultra-broadband access, said Alcatel-Lucent.

The ROADM-based architecture implemented allows the automated provisioning of wavelengths at optical nodes to dynamically meet traffic demands and boost network scale and efficiency.

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