Fujitsu Heads Up to Canada's Northwest

Northwestel, which delivers telecommunications and entertainment solutions to northern Canada, has selected the Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 9500 Packet Optical Networking Platform (Packet ONP) and professional services to bring high speed data, voice and cable TV services...

Northwestel, which delivers telecommunications and entertainment solutions to northern Canada, has selected the Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 9500 Packet Optical Networking Platform (Packet ONP) and professional services to bring high speed data, voice and cable TV services to its coverage area. The network is intended to enable these services while creating a scalable infrastructure for future growth.

Northwestel delivers local and long distance telephone services; digital and analog cable TV; and advanced data communications, including high-speed Internet, to more than 115,000 residents across a very geographically diverse territory in northern Canada. Northwestel deployed the Fujitsu FLASHWAVE 9500 platform to handle dynamic wavelength routing and bandwidth provisioning across its network as the company increases the capacity of its network in Canada's Northwest Territories.
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