Networking gear from FlexLight Networks is being deployed as part of a high-speed optical network linking 15 cities in Northern China.

China Netcom, the second largest service provider in China, said this week that the first segments of the gigabit passive optical network is now in place.

The telecommunications firm is using a suite of products from FlexLight to deliver converged voice, data and video services.

FlexLight: www.flexlight-networks.com