China plans to build 13000 to 14000 fiber lines to connect 400 cities

China Mobile is expected to build out 13-14 thousand fiber lines between 400 cities across China. It is planned to be world’s largest 100Gigabit backbone deployment.

Huawei is the biggest beneficiary of the 100G backbone build, with Alcatel-Lucent also participating in the project as the only non-Chinese vendor.

400 gigabit technology should be ready in 2015.

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