PCCW is the “Host Fiber Broadband Service Provider” for the APRICOT-APAN 2011 conference

Joining hands with ADVA Optical Networking to deploy Hong Kong’s leading
40Gbps connectivity for the conference

PCCW, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, has been appointed as the “Host Fiber Broadband Service Provider” for the APRICOT-APAN conference to be held in Hong Kong from February 15 to 25, 2011.

The APRICOT (Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies) is a prestigious regional Internet summit for the ICT industry which began in 1996. It is expected more than 1,000 participants from all over the Asia Pacific region will attend. It is the second APRICOT to be held in Hong Kong after 14 years.

By deploying ADVA Optical Networking’s latest FSP 3000 optical transport solution, PCCW will provide a total of 100Gbps connectivity for the conference, including a leading 40Gbps FiberNET connectivity dedicated to the live broadcasting of a 3D full HD surgery in Czech Republic and a 4K (4096 x 3072 pixel definition) super HD video demonstration to the conference participants in Hong Kong

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