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Lightspan FX

High-capacity access nodes for massive scale fiber roll-outs

Overview

The Nokia Lightspan FX series of high-capacity access nodes address massive scale fiber deployments. They deliver uncompromised performance and SDN programmability to deliver the best Gigabit experiences to residential, mobile and business users. Their unmatched flexibility to evolve the network meets the demands of today and tomorrow.

The Nokia Lightspan FX series supports multiple PON technologies and point-to-point services at the same time. There are three size variants (FX-4, FX-8 and FX-16) suitable for all types of fiber networks: from hundreds of subscribers on the FX-4 to thousands of subscribers on the FX-16. The FX series gives you the flexibility to choose the fiber technology, deployment density and evolution strategy that best suits your techno-economics, local regulations, and service offering.

Tier-1 operators worldwide deploying Nokia FX

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Benefits and features

Application
  • Simultaneous support of multiple fiber access technologies on the same platform
  • Can be deployed in conjunction with a complete suite of traditional network management functions as well as SDN control
Simplify
  • Secure investment with system capacity that enables high-bandwidth next-generation evolution on the same platform
  • Easy integration into OSS/BSS using a rich set of protocols and interfaces

 

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  • Easy integration into OSS/BSS using a rich set of protocols and interfaces
  • Enables a smooth evolution to SDN through a software upgrade

Technical specification

Full service platform

  • Residential, mobile and business applications converged on a single modular platform
    • IPTV services
    • Multimedia service
    • High-speed Internet access
    • Business access
    • Cell-site backhaul

Modular shelves

  • FX-16
    • 16 slots for line termination cards
    • 2 slots for redundant network cards
  • FX-8
    • 8 slots for line termination cards
    • 2 slots for redundant network cards
  • FX-4
    • 4 slots for line termination cards
    • 2 slots for redundant network cards

Flexibility in technologies

  • High-density GPON, XGS-PON, Multi-PON, TWDM-PON and point-to-point.
  • Non-blocking, high-capacity backplane of 2 x 100 Gb/s per slot.
  • Supports both traditional management models (ISAM release for SNMP/MIB) and SDN programming (Lightspan release for NETCONF/YANG).
  • Supports network sharing and network slicing between multiple services and/or content providers.
Global market

Worldwide FTTH leader

Nokia is the leading provider of FTTH home solutions

Investment opportunities

Market share

#1 XGS-PON market share worldwide 

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Deployments

250+ cloud-ready FTTH deployments

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