Vocus to Roll Out 1.6 Tb/s Technology with Ciena’s WaveLogic 6
Upgrade will improve network power efficiency and boost capacity to support cloud and AI demands
“We are delighted to be the first network operator to announce plans to adopt this exciting technology after partnering with Ciena to power our links across
Optimised for the high-capacity transport that is required with next-generation routing data paths and associated wholesale services, Ciena’s WL6e will support up to 1.6 Tb/s single-carrier wavelengths for metro ROADM deployments and 800 Gb/s-1.2 Tb/s over the longest links. Apart from helping Vocus prepare its network to handle unprecedented bandwidth demands, WL6e will also enable Vocus to drive energy efficiency by reducing the amount of equipment and space needed.
“Ciena’s industry-leading pedigree in optical innovation combined with our drive to create adaptive and energy-efficient networks that address surging bandwidth demands is designed to help network providers like Vocus deliver a superior digital experience for customers with even greater economies of scale. With the additional network capacity enabled by WL6e, Vocus will solidify its position as a leading carrier providing reliable and cost-effective connectivity across
Ciena has a long history in technology innovation designed to help service providers do more with less – less power, less space, and less cost. Since its introduction in 2008, WaveLogic coherent technology has delivered 20 times more capacity over fiber and more than 85% reduction in Watts/Gbps for Ciena customers.
- Press Release: WaveLogic 6
- Blog: The journey to 1.6T: Understanding the technologies making 1.6Tb/s possible
- Video: Ciena’s WaveLogic 6: Another world-first
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