Huawei assists BT to launch trial

BT broadband

Telecom network vendor Huawei is assisting BT to launch the trial of in the United Kingdom.

BT is doing customer trial of broadband in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.

Huawei in a statement on Wednesday said that it is offering the latest multi-port G.FAST temperature-hardened and waterproof equipment installed in a manhole.

Huawei also provides end-to-end solutions, including a headend optical line terminal (OLT), terminal, and a network management system.

The Chinese telecom equipment maker is also offering remote power solution for this trial as well as the commercial deployment of fiber to the remote node (FTTRN). “With this, the need to deploy fiber to the home is mitigated and users can obtain the same ultra-broadband services experience as fiber, to enjoy applications such as multiple 4KTV streams,” said Huawei.

In July 2015, BT said its Capex (capital spending) rose 28 percent to $1,025 million in the first quarter ended June 30, 2015 — primarily fuelled by investment in ultrafast broadband network using Superfast fiber broadband of BT is available to more than 23 million premises, around 80 percent of the UK.

BT said there is 20 percent superfast fiber broadband take-up with new base-case assumption of reaching 28 percent penetration.

Huawei is developing a series of products with different capacities and specifications to meet various operator needs in the global market.

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