China's ZTE Corporation has been ranked first for the shipments of Passive Optical Network (PON) Optical Network Terminal (ONT) devices in the year 2021, said a report.
According to the report titled Broadband Access & Home Networking Quarterly Report 4Q21 by Dell’Oro Group, ZTE constantly bolsters foundational capabilities in the fixed broadband field, developing innovations in technologies and solutions to help global customers achieve business success.
The report said that in terms of technological innovation, ZTE has recently released an AX11000 Wi-Fi 6E 10-Gigabit-capable Symmetric Passive Optical Network (XGS-PON) ONT featuring superfast speeds for gigabit broadband applications.
Besides, ZTE's ZXHN F8648P is the industry’s first PON ONT to pass the EasyMesh? R3 certification and is well-positioned to lead the development of multi-access point (AP) home networking technology, the report noted.
In terms of solution innovation, ZTE has launched a suite of “Mesh+” solutions that combine mesh networking with Wi-Fi 6, Cloud Wi-Fi, and Fibre To The Room (FTTR) technologies to deliver an ultimate home connectivity experience. Moreover, ZTE’s FTTR solution, Power over Fibre (PoF) solution, and Omni-OTN received high scores from Lightwave Innovation Reviews, demonstrating the company’s competitive advantages in the optical networking sector.