French telecom company
) recently included a number of innovative solutions to expand
its range of Ultra-Broadband Access product line. These new
solutions were unveiled at the Broadband World Forum 2013, where
Alcatel-Lucent presented itself as a specialist in IP Networking
and Ultra-Broadband Access in tune with its Shift Plan
These new services are designed to enhance the networks of
fixed, wireless and cable operators for providing ultra-speed
broadband access to subscribers at reduced costs. The new
services include Micro-nodes and Motive Service View solutions
along with EPON (Ethernet Passive Optical Network) fiber solution
that was launched on Oct 16.
EPON fiber solution enhances the existing network and
bandwidth to provide advanced services including IPTV (Internet
Protocol Television) and high-speed Internet, while improving
customers' business services.
Micro-nodes are fixed-access miniature nodes enable operators
to increase their network coverage with existing copper
infrastructure. These nodes make the VDSL2 (Very-high-bit-rate
digital subscriber line 2) vectors faster and more cost
Motive Service View requires micro-nodes and EPON Fiber to
make the entire network visible by giving a clear picture of the
network services and all devices connected by the customers. The
valuable information gathered in the process allows the operators
to provide competent services to the subscribers.
The existing services provided by Alcatel-Lucent include
lightRadio LTE (Long Term Evolution,), small cells and Wi-Fi for
mobile service providers, GPON (Gigabit Passive Optical Network)
EPON and VDSL2 vectoring for fixed networks, and Motive Customer
Experience Management solutions to enhance customer
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