Adtran Launches New Fiber Access Platform to Boost Broadband Rollouts

Adtran | January 25, 2023 | Read time : 02:16 min

On January 24, 2023, Adtran, Inc., a provider of next-generation disaggregated and open network solutions, introduced the SDX 6330 10Gbit/s Combo PON fiber access platform. This platform enables service providers to connect homes and businesses quickly and affordably using fiber-based broadband.

The open and disaggregated solution offers the first OLT (optical line terminal) with integrated 400Gbit/s uplinks and provides the highest port density in the industry. As a result, operators can quickly grow their networks to enable dense urban, suburban, and rural deployments and speed up fiber rollout. The highly compact, temperature-hardened, and energy-efficient fiber access platform will be crucial for achieving sustainability goals and meeting market demands for both wholesale and retail providers.

As Adtran's third generation of disaggregated and open OLT devices, the SDX 6330 establishes a new standard for reducing the overall cost of deployment for 10Gbit/s services, with 48 ports of Combo PON in a small and power-efficient design. The solution provides deployment flexibility and better reach and is created to deliver network sustainability and simplicity at scale.

The platform's flexible architecture supports a variety of network topologies and coherent optics, and its open interfaces give customers the freedom to create best-in-class infrastructure using technology from multiple vendors. The SDX 6330 also helps businesses achieve sustainability targets by lowering power consumption and landfill needs.

Ronan Kelly, Chief Technical Officer for EMEA and APAC at Adtran, commented, "Our SDX 6330 is the most advanced fiber access platform in the industry, and the impact it's about to have will be significant. By empowering service providers to reduce both the time and cost of getting people connected, we're going to see broadband coverage increase like never before." He added, "As pioneers in open and disaggregated fiber access innovation, we've consistently pushed boundaries, beginning with our industry-first deployments dating back to 2017. Now with our third-generation device, we're taking density and scalability to new heights. Our SDX 6330 will transform networks into flexible, multigigabit service delivery platforms, empowering operators to stay ahead of the bandwidth consumption curve."
(Source – Business Wire)

About Adtran

Alabama-based Adtran is helping define the network of the future with cutting-edge technology that enables telecommunications service providers to offer voice, data, and video services to homes and businesses. The company was founded in 1985 in Huntsville and has since established additional R&D facilities in Germany and India, as well as sales offices worldwide. Since the organization's founding, innovation has been a core value, with over 700 patents in its portfolio.


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