Bright House Networks to deploy Fujitsu 100-Gbps in metro networks

Cable MSO Bright House Networks will deploy the Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 9500 Packet Optical Networking Platform (Packet ONP) to add 100-Gbps capabilities to its metro network, Fujitsu has announced.

Cable MSO Bright House Networks will deploy the Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 9500 Packet Optical Networking Platform (Packet ONP) to add 100-Gbps capabilities to its metro network, Fujitsu has announced.

Bright House, the sixth largest cable MSO in the U.S., is the third announced customer for Fujitsu’s 100G technology and first cable operator (see also "NTT to deploy Fujitsu 100-Gbps DWDM systems to connect Tokyo and Osaka" and "Mid-Atlantic Crossroads uses Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 9500 for 100-Gbps network").

In addition to delivering the FLASHWAVE 9500s, the company also will also supply engineering, furnish, installation, and network testing services. Bright House also will use Fujitsu’s NETSMART 2000 network planning and design software along with the NETSMART 1500 network management application.

“Our partnership with Fujitsu allows us to provide approximately 2.5 million business and residential customers across five states the latest in communications performance, dependability and value-added services,” said Craig Cowden, senior vice president, NEO and Enterprise Solutions, Bright House Networks. “With the help of Fujitsu, we continue to keep our commitment to customers who know that when they pick-up the phone, go online or turn on the TV, they can count on Bright House Networks.”

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