Mixed support for 25G PON doesn't slow Nokia, Google FiberMixed support for 25G PON doesn't slow Nokia, Google Fiber
Light Reading editors discuss news from Network X, including Nokia and Google Fiber's work on 25G PON deployments; Orange launching 5G standalone; and Colt using AI to improve customer experience.
At a Glance
- Orange begins 5G standalone rollout (00:20)
- Nokia and Google Fiber team up on 25G PON deployments (01:02)
- Plume CEO on AI trifecta and Colt on AI for customer experience (05:16)
PARIS – Network X – Nokia and Google Fiber are charging ahead on 25G PON residential deployments, but the broader industry remains mixed on whether to move forward with 25G PON or wait for 50G PON.
Light Reading's Iain Morris outlines the arguments for and against 25G PON deployments.
In other Network X news, Tereza Krásová, associate editor for Light Reading, provides an update on Orange's initial deployments of 5G standalone and other highlights from a keynote by Mari-Noëlle Jégo-Laveissière, deputy CEO of Orange Group.
Unsurprisingly, AI was another popular topic during the morning keynotes. Yasutaka Mizutani, CMO of Colt Technology Services, discussed the service provider's use of AI to improve the customer experience.
Fahri Diner, CEO and founder of Plume, continued the AI theme by explaining how the technology has moved from concept to reality due to increased compute power, connectivity and massive data. Plume also announced App Priority, a service that prioritizes application traffic, such as streaming services, on the home network.
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