Jazztel Deploys Huawei's 400G Routers

MADRID -- Huawei, a leading telecommunications solution provider, and Jazztel, a fixed network operator in Spain, today jointly announced that Jazztel will use the Huawei NE5000E 400G core router to construct IP backbone networks, providing more and better services for millions of fixed network users in Spain. This is the first 400G backbone network in Western Europe, ushering in the era of commercially-used 400G core routers.

As the telecommunication market, and especially the FTTH market, is booming in Spain, multi-media services are growing and data flows are multiplying, which is challenging the performance and expansibility of IP backbone networks and undermining user experience. Jazztel needs to upgrade the capacity of its IP backbone networks and improve network efficiency. Jazztel is embracing the competition and plans to play a leading role in the big data era.

As the world's first commercially available 400G core router, the Huawei NE5000E 400G core router allows flexible subcards to be removed and re-installed, and supports flexible combinations of 100GE, 40GE, and 10GE boards, boasting a smooth extension to Tbit/s-level capability for each slot. The Huawei NE5000E core router will help Jazztel to optimize the network architecture and make it more flexible, reduce the bandwidth cost of each bit, and improve user satisfaction. With the Huawei NE5000E core router, Jazztel will stand out in the market for the next five-year fixed network services and make swift progress in future-oriented network evolution. In addition, based on EANTC report, the power consumption of the 400G platform is only 1.27 W/G, which greatly saves energy and reduces expenditure.

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

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