Nokia says Quillion chipset-based broadband solutions reach 100 customers

Nokia announced Quillion chipset-based broadband solutions used in fiber and copper networks have reached 100-customers in more than 40 countries.
Nokia Sandra MotleyFinland-based Nokia, one of the leading telecom equipment makers, started shipping the Quillion based solutions in 2020.

Some of the customers for GPON or XGS-PON include Proximus, Chorus, Telefonica, KPN, Oi Brazil, TDS Telecom, Hotwire Communications and TIM.

Most of Nokia’s fiber shipments are based on the Quillion ‘Multi-PON’ solutions which support 10Gb/s passive optical networks and is the only solution on the market that enables 25Gb/s for high capacity applications, for instance for 5G transport.

Nokia said Quillion based solutions use 50+ percent less power in fiber installations than previous generations and are two years ahead of the Codes of Conduct for Broadband Communication Equipment targets, helping operators to meet their emissions goals.

“Operators need innovative solutions that will enable them to keep up with the demand, keep cost under control and future proof their networks, including using fiber for 5G transport,” Sandra Motley, President, Fixed Networks Division at Nokia, said.

“New Zealanders have embraced fiber broadband and are increasingly opting for full-speed gigabit plans. We recently launched our next generation of wholesale fiber plans, the Hyperfibre product family. With Nokia’s Multi-PON solution we can offer high symmetrical speeds – up to 8Gb/s – to businesses, schools, and consumers,” Ed Hyde, Chief Customer Officer, Chorus said.

Ed Hyde said fiber is the most energy efficient broadband technology available. Quillion powered access nodes use 50 percent less power.

Proximus is building the best gigabit fiber network in Belgium and chose to partner with Nokia because their Quillion-based tech lets us start with 2.5Gb/s speeds, but gives us the flexibility to move to 10Gb/s and even 25Gb/s symmetrical as our customers’ needs evolve.

“We are on target to reach at least 70 percent of homes and business with fiber by 2028. Existing broadband subscribers in less dense areas can also enjoy speeds up of several hundred Mb/s thanks to Nokia’s Quillion solution,” Patrick Delcoigne, Network Engineering & Operations Director, Proximus, said.