Published on March 3rd, 2021 📆 | 3487 Views ⚑0
Virgin Media Trials Infinera’s Cutting Edge Multi-gigabit Network Technology
New full fiber technology could support a scaled rollout of multi-gigabit speeds to Virgin Media’s customers in the future
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today that Virgin Media has trialed innovative network technology which provides new ways to roll out
multi-gigabit speeds to consumers and businesses.
The trial, delivered on the operator’s network in Reading, UK, saw Virgin Media install prototype Infinera XR optics technology in its network. The new equipment plugs into the existing network and
can send and receive data at much higher speeds than was previously possible – reaching transfer rates of up to 400Gbps in a single fiber.