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Huawei powers Singapore broaband network

Posted: 28 Sep 2009 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Singapore broadband? network solution? IP core?

Huawei has been awarded the end-to-end network solution contract by Nucleus Connect to develop Singapore's Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (Next Gen NBN). The nationwide ultrahigh-speed broadband network service will deliver bandwidth services ranging from 100Mbit/s to 1Gbit/s to residential users and business users.

Huawei has been awarded a seven-year contract to provide the end-to-end full turn-key active network solution and professional establish, operate, transfer services for the entire Next Gen NBN. The offering includes 80Tbit/s IP core clustering router, next generation DWDM optical transmission, aggregation service router, terabit GPON access platform, carrier Ethernet switch, multi-service ONTs and the Unified network management system for the entire active network.

David Storrie, CEO of Nucleus Connect said, "Nucleus Connect is committed to offering world-class leading-edge services across the Next Gen NBN. With the appointment of Huawei, Nucleus Connect is confident that the state-of-the-art active network infrastructure will enable the delivery of a comprehensive range of service offerings to our customers today and in the future. In addition, the partnership with Huawei will allow us to deploy the network in a timely and efficient manner to meet the stringent project milestones set out by the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA)."

"We are delighted to partner Nucleus Connect to build the world' s first Open Access Next Gen NBN,"said Ding Yun, president of network product line, Huawei, "Huawei is committed to leveraging its proven expertise, innovative solution and extensive global deployment experiences to deliver a comprehensive range of ultrahigh-speed broadband services in Singapore."

Huawei' s integrated all IP broadband solution will enable Nucleus Connect' s Next Gen NBN active network to become a highly resilient, open access, multi-services, secure and scalable infrastructure to meet the nationwide broadband network requirements and support retail service providers to create a vibrant and sustainable infocomm business landscape in Singapore. The network solution is designed to meet lower total cost of ownership in the long run and to meet future fixed mobile convergence services via various innovative features from Huawei All IP solution.

The Next Gen NBN is touted to be the first Open Access FTTP network using GPON and active Ethernet access technology and multiservice MPLS IP core technology. On 3 April 2009, Nucleus Connect was appointed by the IDA of Singapore to design, build and operate the active infrastructure of the Next Gen NBN.

The Next Gen NBN is an important wired network infrastructure project undertaken by IDA to transform the country into an intelligent nation and global city equipped with nationwide ultra-high-speed broadband access of more than 1Gbit/s under the vision of iN2015.

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