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Bouygues Telecom chooses FONEX's universal optical xHaul solution for the evolution of its mobile network

Friday, Sep 28, 2018

FONEX, a provider of innovative telecom solutions for large operators, has just confirmed the signing of an agreement to deploy its universal solution xHaul (ie BackHaul + FrontHaul) in the mobile network of the French operator Bouygues Telecom. Like international mobile operators, Bouygues Telecom is faced with the challenge of optimizing its fiber optic infrastructure and penetrating new market segments, while ensuring the evolution of its mobile network. Designed to meet these needs, FONEX's integrated solution consists of a passive WDM infrastructure, active WDM plug-in interfaces and an optical protection element. Part of this xHaul mobile solution was developed by LambdaGain, FONEX's internalized optical hardware manufacturer.

FONEX's passive WDM technology offers Bouygues Telecom a sustainable solution that can be adapted to support xHaul, remote areas, macro and micro-cells, as well as 5G. "Simplicity plays a central role in our innovative solution." FONEX uses a unique xHaul architecture, which simplifies engineering and operation, regardless of the radio and IP equipment used. to further exploit its fiber and to serve more segments, such as the enterprise and fixed broadband sector, in addition to mobile, "said Xiangfeng Liu, director of solutions for Europe at FONEX.

Stéphane JOUHANEAU, director of transport networks at Bouygues Telecom adds: "We are delighted to be able to count on an actor such as FONEX, which provides a reliable, universal and scalable fiber solution, which has been tested and deployed by a number of suppliers. top-tier services in Europe and North America Bouygues Telecom is looking forward to exploring the new and innovative network infrastructure solutions provided by FONEX. "


FONEX is a provider of innovative and disruptive network infrastructure solutions that address the issues and challenges of leading service providers and network operators. A portfolio of carrier-grade solutions and advanced technical expertise have made FONEX a proven resource for telecom network solutions delivering business, operational and technical benefits to Canadian and European customers. For more information on FONEX, please contact and follow FONEX news on LinkedIn and Twitter .

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