Novosco deploys Zhone Technologies’ MXK for Ethernet in the First Mile

Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZHNE) says that managed services provider Novosco has deployed its MXK platform to provide Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) services in Northern Ireland. Novosco also is using Zhone’s ETHX network termination devices to support customers in and around Belfast.

Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZHNE) says that managed services provider Novosco has deployed its MXK platform to provide Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) services in Northern Ireland. Novosco also is using Zhone’s ETHX network termination devices to support customers in and around Belfast.

Novosco began integrating Zhone’s MXK terabit access platform into its network in January and went live in March 2011.

“Zhone’s EFM solutions give us a high level of flexibility in both our service and system configuration options,” said Patrick McCaliskey, managing director of Novosco. “With this advanced capability, we are now able to efficiently deliver the high-quality advanced services that will elevate our competitive position and accelerate our growth strategy in the coming months. The Zhone portfolio of products helps us extend our reach with our customers, and gives us the option of adopting technologies such as GPON and Active Ethernet, as demand dictates.”

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