OAKLAND, CA — DASAN Zhone Solutions (DZS), a global provider of fiber access transformation for enterprise and service provider networks, announced that its Korean business unit DASAN Network Solutions has been selected by LG U+ to supply fiber-to-the-home solutions. Valued at over $40 million, the award includes switches from DZS that will serve in the access layer of LG U+ FTTH networks. The contract reinforces DZS’s position as a preferred supplier and strategic partner for the operator.
DZS signed a three-year preferred supplier contract with LG U+ on the March 29th, 2018. The supply period for FTTH solutions under this contract will be also be 3 years, from December 1, 2018 to November 30, 2021. DZS is focused on offerings that empower service providers worldwide to scale their FTTH services in response to increasing demands driven by internet-based video services.
The LG U+ FTTH award builds atop DZS’s prior selection for 5G Wireless Backhaul solutions, the result of co-development of ultra low latency 100G mobile backhaul switches for 5G mobile services. First products have been delivered to LG U+ for new 5G services for deployment in the Seoul area, in preparation for deployment across its national network.
Thanks to BBC Wires (see source)