KT taps Huawei for metro multi-service packet-optical solution

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KT Corp has selected a 100G multi-service optical transport network (MS-OTN) solution from Huawei Technologies for its metro packet-optical transport network project.

KT’s metro network supports various services and multiple networks, including gigabit-level broadband access, 4K video, LTE-A and VIP leased lines. To simplify network architecture and improve operational efficiency, KT plans to build a comprehensive bearer network for ultra-HD video, 5G, and high-quality leased line services.

To meet KT’s requirements for a unified transport network that can support increased traffic and performance requirements for key applications, Huawei will provide an MS-OTN solution that features large capacity and multi-service unified transmission. This solution is designed to build a metro network with simplified architecture that guarantees an optimal user experience.

Huawei MS-OTN solution implements the unified grooming of ODUk, packet, and virtual container (VC) services. It also supports the unified receiving and processing of TDM and packet services, adapting to new services such as HD video, mobile broadband, and large-granularity leased line services. In addition, the solution provides on-demand bandwidth resources and shortens time to market, greatly improving operational efficiency.

Jeffrey Gao, the President of Huawei Transmission Network Product Line, said that Huawei’s MS-OTN solution “will help KT build a unified transport network with simplified architecture, maintaining KT’s leading market position, improving its operational efficiency, guaranteeing an optimal user experience, and helping it achieve business success.”

In related Huawei news, Eric Xu officially stepped into his role as Rotating and Acting CEO of Huawei from October 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017, according to Huawei’s Rotating CEO system.

The Rotating and Acting CEO acts as the primary person of the company’s operations and crisis management during his tenure, and is responsible for convening and chairing the meetings of Board of Directors’ Executive Committee and the company’s Executive Management Team.

Xu joined Huawei in 1993 and has served as President of the Wireless Network Product Line, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Chief Products & Solutions Officer, and Chairman of the Investment Review Board. Currently, Mr. Xu serves as Deputy Chairman of the Board, Rotating CEO, and Chairman of the Strategy & Development Committee (SDC).

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