01.03.2006 03:01 PM
KDDI selects Media Links Technology for 2006 Winter Olympics

The Media Links MD6000 enables long haul transport of uncompressed video signals over SDH/SONET (OC-48/STM-16 and OC-192/STM-64) networks.
KDDI, Japan’s second largest telecommunications service provider, has chosen the Media Links MD6000 and MD-003 video transport products for the upcoming 2006 Winter Games in Torino, Italy.

This equipment will transport uncompressed standard and high-definition video signals across existing undersea fiber optic networks from Torino, Italy, to Tokyo, and will distribute the signals to broadcasters across Japan.

The Media Links MD6000 is a video transport system that enables long haul transport of uncompressed video signals over SDH/SONET (OC-48/STM-16 and OC-192/STM-64) networks. It will be used by KDDI for the long-distance portion of the network.

The MD6000 will be equipped with redundant SDH interfaces and will connect directly to international telecom circuits originating in Torino. The system will provide uncompressed SD and HD video signals.

The MD6000’s hitless protection switching capability will ensure the continuous flow of video signals, even if the primary or the backup telecom circuit fails at any time during the 17 days of competition.

The MD-003, a bi-directional, multi-format CWDM optical multiplexing and transport system supporting a maximum of 16 channels of digital video, will distribute signals to local broadcasters throughout several cities in Japan. It provides a low-cost, high reliability video transport over dark fiber using CWDM technology. Equipped with a unique, dual-fiber interface, the MD-003 provides automatic protection switching without the expense of duplicate optical interfaces.

For more information, visit www.medialinks.com.

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