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Complete Solutions for WDM/OTN and Dark Fiber Applications Layer 1 Encryption




Wide range of xWDM and dark fiber solutions

PacketLight solutions are ideal for a variety of vertical markets, such as carriers, ISPs, dark fiber providers, data centers, storage facilities, utility companies (railway and power companies), and financial institutions. The wide range of PacketLight xWDM and dark fiber solutions includes multi-rate  sub-10G CWDM/DWDM platforms, 10G CWDM/DWDM and 100G solutions with built-in OTN options, amplification and booster solutions, WSS-based ROADMs, ten 1-GbE muxponders, and passive multiplexing solutions.

Key Take-Aways

2 Mbps

to 100 Gbps transponders


wavelength utilization





Low latency


Multiservice Operational Network for Power Utilities
Powerful cross-generation TDM and Ethernet capabilities for analog and digital data and voice devices, as well as Ethernet IEDs.
Multiservice Operational Network for Oil & Gas Utilities
Deliver analog and digital data, voice and video feeds over SDH/SONET, PSN/packet optical and cellular networks.
Water Utility Communications
Cyber-secure SCADA connectivity for water monitoring and automation devices, sensors, pumps, surface and groundwater availability tracking devices, etc.
Multiservice Operational Network for Air-Traffic Control
Deliver direct speech (DS), Telex (TTY), radar data (RD), extended range VHF (ER), and VHF data link (VDL) traffic, together with other voice, fax and LAN services, over any SDH/SONET/PSN/OTN/DWDM.
Smart City Communications
Connect security cameras, WiFi access points, display boards, meter concentrators, and other sensors in urban and rural areas over fiber optics and wireless radios.

PacketLight Quick Specs

  • Multi-rate transponders, 2 Mbps to 200 Gbps
  • Muxponder for high wavelength utilization; scales to 96 wavelengths
  • Layer-1 encryption for GbE,  10-GbE, 4G FC, 8G FC, and 16G FC
  • Long-distance solutions by amplification and DCM
  • Performance monitoring
  • Supports single or dual-fiber
  • Low latency connectivity
  • Hot-swappable PSU (AC/DC)  and fan
  • Integrated management
  • Compact 1U integrated devices, multi-chassis scalability
  • Simple to install, maintain and configure
  • Cost-effective CPE device
  • Integrated OTN layer (with FEC)


Data Sheet

  • PL-1000D Data Sheet
  • PL-300 Data Sheet
  • PL-400 Data Sheet
  • PL-1000T Data Sheet
  • PL-1000TE Data Sheet
  • PL-1000TN Data Sheet
  • PL-2000 Data Sheet
  • PL-1000RO Data Sheet
  • PL-1000GT Data Sheet
  • PL-1000IL Data Sheet
  • PL-1000GM Data Sheet
  • PL-1000 Data Sheet
  • PL-1000E Data Sheet
  • PL-1000EM Data Sheet


  • Smart City Communications
  • Train and Metro Communications
  • Air-traffic control communications
  • Oil & Gas Utility Communications
  • Power Utility Communications

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