Utility Trials ECI's 100G Apollo

PETACH TIKVAH, Israel -- ECI Telecom, a global provider of next-generation network solutions, announced today that the Israeli Electric Corporation (IEC) has selected the Apollo family of Optimized Multi-Layer Transport (OMLT) platforms, part of ECI’s 1Net packet-optical transport solutions, for its network connectivity needs. The Apollo OMLT brings increased capacity, flexibility and reliability for advanced data traffic services. As part of this deployment, the IEC ran a successful pilot of the platform’s 100G capabilities.

  • The IEC is deploying the Apollo OMLT to cope with its increasing capacity and communications needs.
  • During the 100G Apollo pilot, the IEC tested the platform’s ability to transmit 100 Gbit/s on a single wavelength. The pilot, considered a technological breakthrough for the IEC, introduced advanced capabilities in the company’s transmission network, increasing capacity by more than tenfold.
  • Apollo’s 100G capabilities will allow the company to implement broadband services across the board, through optimized utilization of existing resources.

    ECI Telecom Ltd.

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