Cable MSOs continue to actively build out their next generation networks to deliver high bandwidth connectivity to their subscribers, both business and residential alike. New Distributed Access Architectures (DAA) move the fiber-coax demarcation point closer to the end user to increase capacity per subscriber and improve network efficiency. Doing so allows the MSO to eliminate RF amplifiers from the network that are not only costly to operate but actually limit their ability to upgrade the network.
Moving to a DAA also means multiple 10G links will now have to be backhauled to the metro core from each node. With more service areas delivering higher capacities from every node, it will put pressure on the metro core network to deliver the required performance. The problem is that existing networks built on 10G technology are not up to the task. What the MSOs need is a cost-efficient and scalable method for adding capacity across their networks.
EKINOPS FlexRate solutions allow MSOs to deploy as much capacity as they need where they need it and optimize the performance of their optical transport network. Using EKINOPS PM 200FRS02 or PM 400FRS04, an MSO can deploy anywhere from 100G to 600G of capacity depending on their capacity and distance requirements. EKINOPS FlexRate technology allows the operator to choose the line rate best suited to its link design and from there the module will automatically self-configure at the optimal modulation and baud rate that delivers the right OSNR to guarantee performance.
Once installed the EKINOPS FlexRate solutions can be upgraded from 100G to 200G or even up to 600G through simple software commands. No license fees or hardware upgrades are required. Whether used for a greenfield network build or deployed over an existing line system, EKINOPS PM 200FRS02 and PM 400FRS04 provide the capacity and cost-efficiency required to make your network evolution possible.
Orange Business Services has chosen EKINOPS and Dell Technologies as partners for a new universal customer premise equipment (uCPE) solution. This platform plays a key role in network transformation, including software defined networking (SDx), providing customers with increased business agility, flexibility and simplicity in service deployment.
EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading supplier of optical transport equipment and router solutions for service providers and telecom operators, today announces that United Fiber & Data (UFD), a leading provider of a diverse, scalable, carrier-neutral fiber optic network based in York, PA USA, is using it’s 600G FlexRate™ technology to expand UFD’s service offering throughout both the metro and backbone portions of its network in the U.S. Northeast region.
EKINOPS (Euronext Paris - FR0011466069 – EKI), a leading supplier of optical transport equipment and router solutions, today announces that it has joined the Open ROADM Multi-Source Agreement (MSA).