Hotwire and Nokia deploy XGS-PON fiber technology to bring new ultra-broadband services to customers in Florida and North Carolina
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida - Hotwire, one of the leading US fiber-optic telecommunications providers specializing in residential and commercial services,willdeploy Nokia's XGS-PON1 fiber solution to enhance its network and deliver new, high-quality 10Gbps broadband services to its customers.The roll-out brings some of the fastest broadband speeds to Hotwire's Florida and North Carolina customers, including Salisbury, North Carolina - Hotwire's latest public-private partnership - and will expand to support other such partnerships in the future. The deployment also provides a cost-effective upgrade path for Hotwire's existing fiber network, which covers most of the US east coast, allowing the company to seamlessly move from GPON (2.5Gbps) to XGS-PON (10Gbps) using the same access node. Jonathan Bullock, VP of Corporate Development & Government at Hotwire, said: "From the beginning, Hotwire has focused on deploying cutting-edge technology to ensure our customers experience the very best of broadband. We're now making that network even faster for our customers by rolling out the first 10-Gigabit service in Florida and North Carolina.