Zhone offers XG-PON1 line card for MXK platform

FTTx equipment provider Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) says it will support 10G GPON applications with an XG-PON1 Line Card for its MXK platform. The company unveiled the line card at the FTTH Conference Europe event this week in Stockholm.

FTTx equipment provider Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) says it will support 10G GPON applications with an XG-PON1 line card for its MXK platform. The company unveiled the line card at the FTTH Conference Europe event this week in Stockholm.

The new XG-PON1 capability will enable the MXK to support transmission of 10 Gbps downstream and 2.5 Gbps upstream for fiber to the premises (FTTP) applications.

"Zhone's newest XG-PON1 line card is in preliminary test and trials with our customers now," said Brian Caskey, chief marketing officer at Zhone Technologies. "The new line card's scalable design helps service providers meet challenging and future demands on access networks. As Zhone's MXK continues to evolve with the needs of service providers delivering fiber services, the new line card helps to further position our customers, MXK, and Zhone for the future in optical networking. Zhone's FiberHome portfolio brings together a diverse combination of products and solutions that enable service providers to offer the advanced broadband services customers desire."

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