Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. today announced that Verizon selected Fujitsu as a preferred supplier of CPRI, eCPRI and Ethernet multiplexing fronthaul technology. In partnership with HFR Networks, Inc., the Fujitsu solution works across Verizon’s existing network infrastructure to reduce deployment and operational costs while simultaneously supporting 4G LTE and 5G services.
The Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) solution provided by Fujitsu and HFR Networks facilitates a more efficient and lower cost centralized (CRAN) Hubbing of 4G/LTE CPRI traffic using standards-based RoE (Radio Over Ethernet) along with eCPRI and Ethernet services.
“Fujitsu is a proven supplier of Smart xHaul transport solutions to Verizon, and we share a history of innovation and success,” said Paul Havala, head of the optical business unit at Fujitsu Network Communications. “Our open Ethernet Fronthaul solution provides Verizon with a reduced total cost of ownership and contributes to a smooth evolution to 5G.”
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 132,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.0 trillion yen (US $36 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019. For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com.
About Fujitsu Network Communications Inc.
Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions for network operators, service providers and content providers worldwide. We combine best-in-class hardware, software and services with multivendor expertise to enable cost savings, faster services delivery and improved network performance. Working closely with our customers and ecosystem partners, we design, build, operate and maintain better networks for the connected world. For more information, please see www.fujitsu.com/us/products/network or connect with us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/Fujitsu-network-communications.
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About HFR Networks, Inc.
HFR is a leading provider of solutions for carriers and enterprises (KOSDAQ: 230240). As specialists in optical, packet and radio access, HFR has been innovating for over 20 years, including recent 5G deployments throughout Korea. HFR Networks serves as the North American subsidiary specializing in radio access transport networks across generations of wireless technologies and radio suppliers. Technological leadership helps customers to lower costs for 3G/ 4G operations while also accelerating 5G services. Our solutions enable an advanced mobile network with nanosecond timing connecting radios using CPRI and eCPRI, supporting both traditional and cloud-based NFV mobile architectures. For more information, please visit www.hfrnetworks.com.