Zyxel Communications’ XGS-PON solutions complete Chunghwa Telecom proof-of-concept trial for open broadband access network

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Hsinchu, Taiwan, July 2, 2021 — Zyxel Communications announced today that it has successfully completed interoperability testing of its XGS-PON solutions for Chunghwa Telecom’s open broadband access network concept. The completion of the trial marks an important milestone for the plan by Taiwan’s largest telecommunication company to deliver customizable high-speed fiber internet services.

The “Open Network” concept breaks the barriers between devices from different vendors, giving service providers the flexibility to deploy or upgrade hardware on a cloud platform and differentiate from competitors with customizable broadband services.

Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories has devoted considerable resources to cloud communications studies spearheaded by global open source communities and international standards organizations.

In response to the rising trend of open access infrastructure for fiber optic networks, Zyxel partnered with Chunghwa Telecom and fiber optics equipment and networking software vendors from Taiwan and around the world to test the interoperability of its XGS-PON solutions. The completion of the trial empowers Chunghwa Telecom to demonstrate its Gigabit-class broadband access and high-definition MOD services.

“We shorten the process of integration with third-party devices or software systems through our extensive experience working with worldwide operators,” said Chris Chou, Vice President, EMEA CPE SBU at Zyxel Communications. “Our comprehensive fiber optic solutions help operators optimize their network deployments while reinforcing their competitive edge through innovative services.”


About Zyxel XGS-PON solutions

Flexible and expandable, Zyxel XGS-PON solutions harness the latest WiFi 6 technology and the EasyMesh standards-compliant MPro Mesh® Solutions, allowing operators to upgrade their broadband infrastructure to meet different deployment needs. The solutions satisfy subscriber demand for high-bandwidth and low-latency internet connectivity.

Leveraging the Zyxel CPE OPAL firmware trunk and customer-oriented TR-069 remote management technology, Zyxel XGS-PON solutions empower operators to shorten time-to-market and optimize operation and maintenance at reduced cost. For additional Zyxel XGS-PON solutions and product information, please visit the Zyxel Communications global website.

Learn more information about Chunghwa Telecom FTTH open access network here.  


About Chunghwa Telecom

Chunghwa Telecom is the largest integrated telecommunication service provider in Taiwan, with leading offerings in domestic and international fixed communication, mobile communication, broadband, and internet services.

In addition to these traditional services, the Company also provides information and communication technology services to enterprise customers with big data, information security, cloud computing and IDC capabilities, and is expanding businesses into innovative technology services such as IoT, AI, etc. In recent years, the Company has been actively involved in Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives and has attained various domestic and international awards and recognition. For more information, please visit Chunghwa Telecom.


About Zyxel Communications

Zyxel Communications delivers technological innovations and has connected the world to the internet for more than 30 years. Whether establishing access through fixed or mobile broadband solutions, Zyxel Communications offers a comprehensive and flexible portfolio of products that keeps service providers ahead of the competition.

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