Sonet technology to join 100 cities

Harrison, Ben
December 1996
Lightwave;Dec96, Vol. 13 Issue 13, p1
Trade Publication
Reports that a $2 billion network based on Synchronous Optical Network (Sonet) technology is expected to interconnect nearly 100 cities by the year 1998, resulting from the merger of Frontier Corp. and Qwest Communications. Provision of border to border connectivity between Canada and Mexico; Reduction of Frontier's network transmission cost; Selection of Lucent Technologies Inc. for its TrueWave fiber cable.


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