Wednesday, 07 December 2016

Telefónica, Vodafone Spain gear up for video and data deluge

By Total Telecom staff
Wednesday 03 September 14

Incumbent orders 100G network for three regions, while Vodafone readies LTE Advanced network for commercial service.

Spanish operators Telefónica and Vodafone Spain have each announced developments to their domestic networks aimed squarely at meeting growing demand for data services. Incumbent Telefónica has awarded Alcatel-Lucent a contract to deploy a 100G optical network in the northwest, eastern and southern regions of Spain. The equipment vendor will supply dense wavelength division multiplexer (DWDM) equipment with integrated optical transport network switching and aggregation that it says will support increasing data traffic generated by video and cloud applications…

Spanish operators Telefónica and Vodafone Spain have each announced developments to their domestic networks aimed squarely at meeting growing demand for data services. Incumbent Telefónica has awarded Alcatel-Lucent a contract to deploy a 100G optical network in the northwest, eastern and southern regions of Spain. The equipment vendor will supply dense wavelength division multiplexer (DWDM) equipment with integrated optical transport network switching and aggregation that it says will support increasing data traffic generated by video and cloud applications…

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