Expected to increase network speed for business customers
ZTE, a provider of telecommunications equipment and network offerings, has built the world’s first symmetrical commercial 10 gigabit (GB) Ethernet passive optical network (EPON) network for technology provider Qoncert.
The network features a 10 gigabit Ethernet (GE) User Network Interface (UNI) that enables Qoncert to increase network access speeds for business customers, ZTE said.
The network combines 10G EPON and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) VPN technologies, becoming the first to do so and setting a new benchmark in the construction of 10G EPON networks.
Qoncert CEO Lou Rossi said by deploying the technology created by ZTE, we will be able to significantly improve and enhance network speeds, improving communication and collaboration.
"We have always been committed to using cutting edge technology and are proud to be a part of this exciting endeavour," Rossi said.
ZTE vice president Xu Ming said North America is a frontier for the application of new technologies and has always been one of their most priority regions.
"By drawing on our experience in successfully deploying FTTx technology on a massive scale worldwide, ZTE is eager to demonstrate its solutions for North American markets. The Qoncert network is a prime example of the innovation and quality we can bring to customers," Ming said.