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1830 Versatile WDM Module Portfolio

The 1830 VWM cost-effectively scales network capacity by enabling extension of CWDM or DWDM to non-WDM-capable network elements

With the growing demand to connect more devices and enable new applications, you need to cost-effectively scale network capacity. The Nokia 1830 Versatile WDM Module (VWM) portfolio supports next-generation WDM multiservice transport. 

Provide passive or active extension of CWDM or DWDM to non-WDM-capable network elements. The Nokia 1830 VWM supports a wide range of applications and services, including mobile fronthaul.

Centralized RAN with mobile fronthaul using the 1830 VWM portfolio

How can the Nokia 1830 VWM help you meet growing bandwidth demand?

  • Reduce operational costs
    Quickly meet growing bandwidth demand while reducing OPEX. The 1830 VWM provides the energy saving characteristics of passive optical in a small footprint. And it enables simplified operations and pro-active monitoring.
  • Maximize revenue opportunities
    The 1830 VWM supports a wide range of applications and services such as Carrier Ethernet, mobile backhaul and fronthaul. It enables you to support next-generation WDM multiservice transport in metro access, metro core, data center and enterprise networks.
  • Reduce CAPEX
    The 1830 VWM product portfolio allows you to optimize your existing fiber installations, resulting in significant savings versus dark fiber.

Explore our 1830 Versatile WDM Module portfolio

Our 1830 VWM portfolio consists of several modules that let you transparently transport latency- and jitter-sensitive traffic including CPRI, OBSAI, Fibre Channel and Ethernet.

1830 Versatile WDM Module (CWDM / DWDM)
Passive multiplexers /de-multiplexers increasing fiber capacity providing up to 16 channels (CWDM) or 32 channels (DWDM) in a compact chassis

1830 VWM Translation Line Unit (TLU-9 / TLU-9M)
Provides wavelength translation capabilities enabling vendor agnostic deployments

1830 VWM Translation Line Unit / Photonic Managed Unit (TLU / PMU-4)
Compact, fully outdoor hardened unit providing wavelength translation and WDM multiplexing/ de-multiplexing capabilities at cell sites and can be daisy chained to support up to 16 channels

1830 VWM Photonic Managed Unit (PMU) / PMUD21)
Provide passive or actively managed transparent transport of all protocols (CPRI/OBSAI/Ethernet) with optical multiplexing/de-multiplexing of up to 18 channels (CWDM) or up to 84 channels (DWDM) 

1830 VWM Passive BandMux (BMU-P)
Delivers passive band aggregation at hub sites supporting point-to-point, linear, and ring architectures

1830 VWM Optical Protection Switch (OPS)
Provides bi-directional protection switching protection of all WDM channels and active management via the 1830 VWM OSU and NMS

1830 VWM Static Filter DWDM (SFD44 / SFD-96)
Passive filters improving fiber utilization via DWDM optical aggregation, supporting up to 44/96 DWDM channels with support for remote inventory management

1830 VWM Optical Supervisory Unit (OSU)
Provides full network visibility and management of the end-to-end fronthaul network with centralized management


Further reading on how the 1830 VWM can extend your network



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