STL launches programmable FTTx for broadband connectivity

VMware partners with STL for their pFTTx offering. STL pFTTx is certified on VMware Telco Cloud and is an ideal wireline access technology for enterprises that will help them leverage VMware Cloud for SDN and Micro-services-based applications.

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Sterlite Technologies today announced the general availability of programmable FTTx (pFTTx) that will make fibre networks highly intelligent and responsive. The solution has been listed on VMware Telco Cloud Infrastructure 2.0 OpenStack Edition Platform with STL brining software-defined networking to large scale fibre to the home, cell sites, and business networks.

pFTTX is a cloud-based access network solution that radically elevates the network service providers’ business models. Leveraging VMWare’s cloud platform, pFTTx becomes a platform that helps roll out XGSPON and also integrate with third-party applications to enhance the QoE and network performance. This helps the customers with better TCO, new revenue streams and improves operational efficiency

Chris Rice, CEO, Access Solutions, STL

STL’s pFTTx solution enables cloud-native networks with open interfaces by disaggregating the software from the hardware layer. pFTTx offers core benefits like scalability, faster time-to-market and reduced TCO, ensuring a better customer experience. The VMware-powered pFTTX further can be path breaking solution to solve the viability challenge in rural connectivity.

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Basil Kannagi Arasu


Basil keeps an eye on the latest happenings in the Telecom sector. In his free time, you can find him streaming the Premier League which he started watching in 2013.

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