Cloud services, video and wireless traffic continue to drive the need for more capacity on Verizon's network, requiring the company to deploy larger transmission facilities to handle the additional traffic.Verizon has been a leader with 100G technology for the past several years. In September 2011, Verizon deployed 100G (gigabits per second) technology on an ultra-long-haul optical system on the first of several routes in the U.S. And in March 2011, Verizon deployed the first standards-based, multivendor 100 gigabit Ethernet link for an IP backbone on a portion of the company's European long-haul network, increasing capacity and performance for customers.
Verizon Expands 100G Technology On Its U.S. And European Networks In 2012
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