Those industry sources say AlcaLu is close to unveiling a new Ethernet-centric box that will aggregate traffic from multiple customer premises equipment (CPE) devices, and which will appeal to carriers looking to source network infrastructure that pushes the boundaries in terms of cost, power, and physical space efficiencies.
AlcaLu declined to comment. (Friday is not a good day to get a comment, apparently.)
Green telecom is fast becoming a hot topic, with every vendor in the industry keen to convince the belt-tightening carriers that their systems are the most power efficient and environmentally friendly. (See Telecom's Green Alert.)
Here is just a selection of recent industry announcements that have stressed environmental issues:
— Ray Le Maistre, International News Editor, Light Reading
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