In a groundbreaking move, Türk Telekom in collaboration with ZTE, has successfully completed a 50G PON trial in Turkey, marking a significant stride in the evolution of networking technology. This trial not only showcased the ability to achieve downstream speeds surpassing 50 Gbps over a single fiber but also demonstrated compatibility with existing PON generations within Türk Telekom’s infrastructure, setting a precedent in Europe.

Harnessing strategic collaboration, China Telecom Research Institute and Huawei Technologies have verified a cutting-edge 50G PON solution, achieving collaborative PON technology working simultaneously within GPON, XG(S)-PON and 50G PON ONUs. This unrivaled development opens up an exciting era in telecommunications, allowing operators to transition effortlessly into the 50G PON sphere.