SHENZHEN, CHINA--(Marketwired - Aug 23, 2016) - Huawei announced today that its FastConnect FAT (Fiber Access Terminal) won the annual Red Dot Award for Design Concept. The innovative ergonomic design of the FastConnect connector provides a unique spatial layout, which facilitates installation and removal of drop cables and ensures a proper bending radius.
Huawei's FastConnect FAT was developed for FTTx networks. By using the e-labels of drop cables and Huawei's NMS (Network Management System), it implements intelligent management of drop cable routing information and quick fault locating, assisting operators in resource management and O&M. An e-label is attached to each drop cable. By scanning the e-label using a mobile phone or pad, a construction maintenance engineer can upload the optical fiber information to the NMS in real time, which then manages and synchronizes the optical fiber information and device location information, also in real time, based on a GIS (Geographical Information System). The NMS and the ergonomic design assist operators in constructing an intelligent, simple, and fast user interface, which greatly improves drop cable deployment efficiency.
Dedicated to FTTH technical innovation, network construction cost reduction, and deployment efficiency improvement, Huawei provides customers with the FastConnect ODN solution characterized by fast deployment and intelligent management. Huawei's FastConnect ODN solution has assisted Spain's Telefónica in deploying more than 10 million FTTH homes passed within three years and been deployed in various other markets as well, including Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and Peru.
"Winning the Red Dot Award is a great endorsement for Huawei's innovation capability in the ODN field," said Jeff Wang, president of Huawei Access Product Line. "Huawei is in the leading position for providing global fiber broadband subscribers with optimal experience, and assisting operators in achieving fast fiber broadband network deployment and continuous business success. Going forward, Huawei will continue to promote innovation in the field of passive optical distribution, helping customers reduce FTTH deployment costs and improve FTTH deployment efficiency."
Huawei will exhibit the FastConnect FAT product series at the Ultra-Broadband Forum (UBBF) to be held in Frankfurt, Germany from September 29-30, 2016, where they will showcase its efficient deployment features and award-winning user-friendly design.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with the vision to enrich life through communication. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei's 170,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services have been deployed in over 170 countries and regions, serving more than one third of the world's population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees. For more information about Huawei, visit www.huawei.com.