Tuesday, 19 August 2014 11:11

Aussie SMB Warren & Brown builds world leading pilot FTTH network in Vietnam

In a boost to the local Australian R&D and Technology industry, global leader in optical fibre and copper cabling, Warren & Brown Technologies (W&BT) have successfully taken part in a Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) trial project in Vietnam.

Playing a key leading role for local carrier Vietnam Telecom (Viettel), Warren and Brown provided the initial consultation services including network planning and design, detailed engineering and installation as well as training and product supply for the project.

Warren and Brown were able to offer a customised solution which met the needs of the customer as well as taking total responsibility for the overall project.

The project started to take shape in May 2013 when a contingent of Viettel executives visited Australia and hosted by Warren and Brown Technologies, met with management teams from NBNCo and Telstra.

The Viettel team immediately recognised the value of the Australian NBN and entered into negotiations with W&BT to develop a trial network.

Warren and Brown Technologies (W&BT) and Viettel then entered into an agreement for the consultation service to rollout the proposed FTTH network in April 2014 starting with W&BT working with Viettel in the design of the Optical Distribution Network (ODN) and in establishing which PON architecture would be best suitable for urban and rural areas.

Later in May 2014, W&BT was awarded the consultancy work to prepare the design and construction guidelines for the ODN for the first pilot site which would pass 600 homes. The project focused on rural medium density applications and is part of the initial FTTH rollout in Danang City, situated in the Central part of Vietnam.

The project had been delivered on behalf of Viettel to serve 600 households in the area, offering both IP and RF TV connectivity. The IP connectivity includes internet, IP telephony and IP TV for customers wanting to connect broadband internet and digital TV.

In addition, Analog RF TV will also be offered for customers requiring only RF cable TV connectivity. Construction was completed within the span of 3 weeks with all 600 homes passed within the network and the unique network architecture and configuration provided by W&BT will allow Viettel to play a leading role in the development of FTTH in Asia.

In addition, Warren and Brown Technologies provided detailed theory and practical training, in all aspects of fibre optic cable technology fundamentals, cable installation, termination and testing procedures for FTTH PON Networks to all Viettel technical personnel throughout all of the Vietnam provinces.

According to Warren & Brown’s Managing Director Neil Domelow the experience and expertise gained from Warren and Brown’s previous involvements in the Australian National Broadband Network (NBN) as well as projects in Holland and the Philippines, was important in showcasing the companies capabilities.

“We were able to draw on our knowledge gained from our internationally experienced group of Engineers to come up with a system tailored for the conditions - which performed as soon as the "switch was flicked".

“I am personally extremely proud of the W&BT team who made it happen, under sometimes trying conditions.”

“We believe the system is the most economical, fit for purpose design, possible at this time. It is a project that has elevated Australia's telecommunications technical expertise to a whole new level on the world stage," concluded Neil.

Highlights of Warren and Brown involvement:

- Provided service for the design and network planning of the network- Provided detailed engineering design for the construction of the network- Provided onsite supervision for the construction of the network

- Provided training for the Viettel Engineering staff- Supply and procurement of products

- Conducted testing during and after the construction of Fiber optic network.

Warren and Brown introduced to this project the use of spider web ribbon fibre, which was one of the key products offered along with various W&BT indoor and outdoor optical fibre termination products.

Warren & Brown Technologies is a wholly Australian owned and operated designer and manufacturer of innovative Optical Fibre and Copper Cabling hardware and accessories, supplying products to a broad range of telecommunications markets throughout the world and is a key supplier for the Australian National Broadband Network and Telstra.

Read 14655 times

Please join our community here and become a VIP.

Subscribe to ITWIRE UPDATE Newsletter here
JOIN our iTWireTV our YouTube Community here
BACK TO LATEST NEWS here




GET READY FOR XCONF AUSTRALIA 2022

Thoughtworks presents XConf Australia, back in-person in three cities, bringing together people who care deeply about software and its impact on the world.

In its fifth year, XConf is our annual technology event created by technologists for technologists.

Participate in a robust agenda of talks as local thought leaders and Thoughtworks technologists share first-hand experiences and exchange new ways to empower teams, deliver quality software and drive innovation for responsible tech.

Explore how at Thoughtworks, we are making tech better, together.

Tickets are now available and all proceeds will be donated to Indigitek, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to create technology employment pathways for First Nations Peoples.


Click the button below to register and get your ticket for the Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane event

GET YOUR TICKET!

PROMOTE YOUR WEBINAR ON ITWIRE

It's all about Webinars.

Marketing budgets are now focused on Webinars combined with Lead Generation.

If you wish to promote a Webinar we recommend at least a 3 to 4 week campaign prior to your event.

The iTWire campaign will include extensive adverts on our News Site itwire.com and prominent Newsletter promotion https://itwire.com/itwire-update.html and Promotional News & Editorial. Plus a video interview of the key speaker on iTWire TV https://www.youtube.com/c/iTWireTV/videos which will be used in Promotional Posts on the iTWire Home Page.

Now we are coming out of Lockdown iTWire will be focussed to assisting with your webinars and campaigns and assistance via part payments and extended terms, a Webinar Business Booster Pack and other supportive programs. We can also create your adverts and written content plus coordinate your video interview.

We look forward to discussing your campaign goals with you. Please click the button below.

MORE INFO HERE!

BACK TO HOME PAGE
Share News tips for the iTWire Journalists? Your tip will be anonymous