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SK boosts backhaul with Alca-Lu

21 Sep 2012

French-US vendor Alcatel-Lucent has rolled out a 100Gbps fibre-optic network in Seoul and Gyeonggi province for SK Broadband. The backhaul network will allow the telco to better manage growing customer demands for bandwidth-intensive services such as IPTV, High Definition (HD) video and voice-over-internet protocol (VoIP). Alca-Lu added that the upgraded network will reduce operating costs for SK Broadband by cutting power consumption. The enhanced network can also be upgraded to 400Gbps in the future.

South Korea, Alcatel-Lucent, SK Broadband

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