Marconi intros 3 new optical networking products for N. America
Marconi announced three new products that round out its optical networking portfolio for North American service providers. The new products include the SmartPhotoniX PLT for long-haul transport, the SmartPhotoniX PMM for metropolitan DWDM and ServiceOn OverView 3000 management system for optical networks.
Marconi also announced it would be purchasing the transmission business of Splice do Brasil, a manufacturer of telecommunications software for the Latin American market, for US$64 million and additional payments of up to US$105 million over three years.
The acquisition will enable Marconi to offer a range of transmission, access and broadband switching products and network support services to the Latin American market.