), together with its U.K. subsidiary Orange and testing partner
), achieved a new milestone by successfully deploying fastest
network speed up to 400 Gbps.
After going through successful testing, the 400 Gbps
wavelength optical link is now implemented between Paris and
Lyon, hence serving France Telecom-Orange's operational
The new optical link using 44 wavelengths has the capacity to
deliver up to 17.6 Terabits per second (Tbps) of data in total,
which is four times higher than the maximum bandwidth currently
available, hence reducing data
The newly implemented technology supported with Photonic
Service Engine is a milestone for the long-distance terrestrial
network technology. It improves business and residential services
in terms of multimedia content, social networking and cloud
An increased usage of smartphones and tablets coupled with
higher downloads of HD movies have stimulated the demand for data
usage and faster network speed. Consequently, to suffice the need
of the data hungry customers, the telecom companies are
continuously upgrading their network services from 2G to 3G and
now to advanced 4G LTE technology.
Therefore, the implementation of such technology will help the
company to gain significant market traction across its domestic
territory, which is heavily dominated by
Telecom Italia S.P.A.
Vodafone Group Plc.
Currently, France Telecom carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
Paris-based France Telecom is one of the world's largest
telecommunications carriers. It is the largest Internet service
provider (ISP) in France as well as in Europe, and conducts its
Internet and multimedia services under the Orange brand.
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