By Submarine Cable News Feed

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.,

a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications networks for operators around the world, has announced that the upgrade of Telecom Italia's Mediterranean

Nautilus Ltd (MedNautilus) DWDM submarine network has been completed one month ahead of schedule.

The upgrade of transmission capacity allows a maximum

capacity of 640 Gbps per fiber pair and the transmission rate can reach from 2.5 Gbps to 10 Gbps.

The network upgrade is designed to help MedNautilus expand

its transmission capacity, ready for future ultra-broadband service deployments. Huawei responded quickly to the customer's requirements, offering an advanced

submarine WDM equipment-OptiX BWS 1600S solution, designed to effectively and smoothly integrate the existing supplier's system and to reduce MedNautilus' total


Mr. Ding Yun, president of Huawei's Network Product Line said, “It is our pleasure to cooperate with MedNautilus on this project. By combining

cutting edge technologies and with expertise of optical networks, Huawei is committed to providing innovative and leading end-to-end solutions for our customers.”