COLDBROOK, Nova Scotia, Canada – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – ADVA (FSE: ADV) today announced that the Municipality of the County of Kings has deployed its FSP 3000 open optical transport technology, expanding Canada’s rural connectivity. The solution enables the municipality to provide reliable, high-speed broadband services to homes and businesses in currently underserved areas. It gives a major boost to the mission of federal, provincial and municipal governments to bridge the digital divide across Nova Scotia. Featuring open terminals including ADVA’s OpenFabric ™ and QuadFlex™ Line cards, as well as colorless, directionless and flexgrid multi-degree ROADMs, the new network offers the flexibility to reroute traffic for increased reliability.
“With the support of the federal and provincial governments, we are committed to ensuring that every home and business in our municipality is able to benefit from reliable broadband and broadband connectivity. By leveraging ADVA’s FSP 3000 technology, we can meet the needs of our most remote rural communities and ensure that no one is left behind, ”said Mayor Peter Muttart, Municipality of the County of Kings. “The small footprint and low power consumption of the ADVA solution were key factors for us when choosing our new infrastructure. Technology has enabled us to grow our network in a sustainable and efficient manner, and the scalability of the FSP 3000 platform means that we are poised to grow further in the years to come.
Built on ADVA FSP 3000 open optical transport technology, King County’s new infrastructure transmits services at speeds of up to 100 Gbps. The flexible and fully redundant ROADM network provides the highest levels of availability by automatically rerouting traffic in the event of fiber failure. The ADVA FSP 3000 platform simplifies operations and helps reduce both capital and operating expenses. The network includes ADVA’s QuadFlex 400 Gbit / s™ and OpenFabric™ line cards, as well as low-speed multiplexing of services and an open and reconfigurable line system. With an agile modular design, this truly open solution gives the Municipality of the County of Kings complete freedom to scale and optimize each network layer separately in the future.
“This deployment shows that Kings County shares our commitment to creating a more connected world. Broadband has the power to improve lives and transform businesses. Being able to access digital information – for learning, shopping and socializing online – brings huge benefits to local communities and economies. With our technology and support, Kings County offers these benefits to all of its residents, ”commented John Scherzinger, senior vice president of sales, North America, ADVA. “For too long, rural areas have struggled without the essential utility of broadband. Now we are helping clients like Kings County end this disparity.
ADVA is a company founded on innovation and focused on the success of our customers. Our technology is the building blocks of a shared digital future and strengthens networks around the world. We are continually developing revolutionary hardware and software that dominates the networking industry and creates new business opportunities. It is these open connectivity solutions that enable our customers to deliver the cloud and mobile services that are vital for today’s society and for imagining new tomorrows. Together, we are building a truly connected and sustainable future. For more information on how we can help you, please visit us at www.adva.com.
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