PLDT unit gets Nortel fibre-optic upgrade

21 Mar 2006

Nortel Philippines has donated Optera Metro 4150S equipment to Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company’s (PLDT’s) Ateneo Advanced Network Testbed facility to upgrade its fibre-optic transmission infrastructure. The equipment will be used to test fast Ethernet technology as well as other applications such as video conferencing. Ateneo hopes to use the trials to develop multiple fixed and wireless applications, such as IP television, mobile entertainment, voice-over-IP, personal mobile communications, telemedicine and remote learning.