Alcatel-Lucent Provides 100G to Telecom Italia

Alcatel-Lucent-Provides-100G-to-Telecom-ItaliaAlcatel-Lucent is to provide its 100G optical networking technology to Telecom Italia to support the delivery of ultra-broadband Internet and TV services for residential and business consumers.

The deployment of Alcatel-Lucent’s 100G technology will increase network capacity while further improving service delivery times and ensuring the highest quality customer experience.

Alcatel-Lucent’s provision of 100G agile optical networking technology will transform Telecom Italia’s core and metro network, enabling the evolution to IP services.

Alcatel-Lucent will deploy its market-leading 1830 Photonic Service Switch (1830 PSS). This offers service providers, the right mix of flexibility and efficiency, allowing them to accelerate and simplify new service introduction and management. 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.

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.

Alcatel-Lucent’s agile optical networking technology helps service providers evolve their transport networks at their own speed to meet growing capacity demands.

Roberto Loiola, senior vice president, South and Centre Europe, Alcatel-Lucent said, “To be selected by a leading operator such as Telecom Italia for the evolution of its transport network towards 100G and beyond, confirms our technology leadership in the IP and optics domain.”

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