Comcast demos Nortel's 100G system, gears up for wideband in S. Fla

April 2008
CED;Apr2008, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that Comcast Corp. has demonstrated 100 Gbps (100G) optical transmission using equipment from Nortel Networks Corp. The demonstration was conducted at the 71st Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Meeting held on March 9-14, 2008. Comcast and Nortel believe that the demonstration was the firstever field demo of 100G transmission. Using different wavelengths on the same fiber, Comcast ran 10G, 40G and 100G traffic, during the demonstration between Virginia and Philadelphia.


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