ZTE unveils the industry’s first 5G fronthaul 200G outdoor OTN product

21 February 2019, Shenzhen, China - ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise, and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today unveiled the industry’s first 5G fronthaul 200G outdoor OTN product, the ZXMP M721 OD62. Featuring small size and high reliability, the ZXMP M721 OD62 is easy to install and maintain, and can be applied to the metro edge layer.

The ZXMP M721 OD62 supports 200G bandwidth to meet the large-capacity requirements of users. It employs the Flex-O technology to restrict the end-to-end latency within 1 microsecond.

Moreover, the ZXMP M721 OD62 supports various service access types, including SDH, Ethernet, CPRI and eCPRI to meet the requirements of diversified scenarios. In addition, it supports WiFi debugging, and can automatically implement fast service provisioning, thereby simplifying operation and maintenance.

The ZXMP M721 OD62 effectively addresses mobile fronthaul networks’ transport needs in the aspects of service access, transport performance, maintenance and management, reliable operation, energy saving and emission reduction.

“The ZXMP M721 OD62 demonstrates the world-leading 5G fronthaul transport capability of ZTE OTN products, and consolidates the industry-leading position of the full ZXMP M721 series as the aggregation access layer OTN. ZTE’s ZXMP M721 series has got objective assessment from the global industry analyst firm GlobalData. In the Packet-Optical Access (POA) class, it has again been rated as ‘Very Strong’ in recognition of the largest switching capacity, the highest port density, and the smallest footprint in the industry,” said Mr. Wang Taili, General Manager of ZTE Optical Transport Product.

To date, ZTE has deployed more than 400 optical networks across the globe and its total length of network fibers has exceeded 400,000 km. According to the latest market share data released by Ovum, ZTE’s optical networking (ON) market share ranks top 2 and its access WDM market share ranks first in the world.

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