Keymile

NEWS

NextGenAccess selects Keymile MSAN for broadband roll-out

HANOVER, GERMANY – Hertfordshire-based network operator and internet provider NextGenAccess is taking part in the Local Full Fibre Networks (LFFN) and Connect Westminster broadband delivery programmes. The company is using KEYMILE’s IP-MSAN (IP Multi Service Access Node) MileGate to provide SMEs with ultra-fast broadband in the UK wide delivery areas.

NEWS

Keymile divests industrial unit, will focus on broadband

German company Keymile plans to focus on broadband communications systems, following the sale of its mission-critical communication business unit to Swiss industrial automation specialist ABB for an undisclosed sum.

The company wants to ride the demand wave for broadband, which continues to roll on at breakneck speed. Keymile’s products allow network operators to offer their end customers a variety of voice and data services across all types of fibre-to-the-x access network architectures.

PRODUCT

Keymile presents MileGate 3510 high-density GPON OLT

Broadband equipment supplier Keymile has introduced MileGate 3510, a high-density GPON optical line terminal (OLT) that supports up to 12,2288 residential and business subscribers from a single platform. Taking advantage of the high scalability of the point-to-multipoint architecture of passive optical networks, the new platform is ideal for developing more cost-efficient fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) and building (FTTB) network infrastructure, the company claims.

Feature

As data demand ramps ever higher, researchers are looking to innovative amplifier designs to help transport a broader light spectrum through optical fibres, finds Andy Extance

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Duncan Ellis shares his views about the increased focus on automation from network operators, and how the physical layer has so far stubbornly resisted the move

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Switching off copper networks where fibre has been deployed is the end game, so why are so few operators doing it, wonders Pauline Rigby

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With demand for fibre to the premises increasing, Keely Portway looks at the role training plays in ensuring installation skills remain available to meet this growing demand

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