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ETH012/18 OSA Filter Connect available from 3 April 2018


06/03/2018    For Information

All Ethernet Communications Providers (CPs)

We're pleased to announce the addition of OSA Filter Connect to our Optical Spectrum Services portfolio, available from 3 April 2018.

OSA Filter Connect product launch

We're pleased to announce the addition of OSA Filter Connect to our Optical Spectrum Services portfolio, available from 3 April 2018.

This product will be available nationally.

OSA Filter Connect FSP 3000 variant

OSA Filter Connect FSP 3000 – base build options

Product

Minimum Period

Connection

£ Exc VAT

Rental per annum

£ Exc VAT

OSA Filter Connect FSP3000 - 12 month

12 month

£15,550

£7,845

OSA Filter Connect FSP3000 - 36 month

36 month

£12,233

£6,276

OSA Filter Connect FSP3000 - 60 month

60 month

£12,233

£5,775

*Can be upgraded to 20Gb without a site visit

The above base build minimum period options include dual fibre working capability, a 1U chassis, an 8 wavelength (8CSM) filter, and a 10Gb (20Gb ready) dual port core card. No resilience is provided on the base build.

In addition to the base build, we offer a range of customisation options for the chassis, filter, resilience, wavelength card, and amplification options to support extended distances.

The notified contract documentation supporting the launch can be found at

https://www.openreach.co.uk/orpg/home/products/ethernetservices/contracts/contracts.do.

Further details on OSA Filter Connect pricing and options can be found on the Ethernet Services section of the Price List on our website.

The introduction of OSA Filter Connect is supported by a reduction in OSA Main Link charges as follows:

OSA Main Link charge feature

Current price

(pence per meter)

Price on 3 April 2018

(pence per meter)

Main link per metre or part thereof

37.2

24.0

Main link + Standby link per metre or part thereof

82.8

57.6

Diverse main link per metre or part thereof

42.0

28.8

We will process new Optical pre-design requests based on this configuration and pricing from Monday 12 March 2018. To find out more please liaise with your sales specialist or local sales contact.

Future announcements

We also intend to launch an XG210 variant of OSA Filter Connect, targeted for late May 2018, although as development and testing are still being progressing we'll confirm this via a separate briefing nearer the time, providing at least 28 days' notice of the product launch date and pricing. This information may therefore be subject to change.*

We intend to launch the XG210 variant at the following price points:

Products

Fibre working

Term

Connection £ Exc VAT

Rental per annum £ Exc VAT

OSA Filter Connect XG210 (Dual Fibre) - 36 month

Dual

36 month

8,590.00

6,276.00

OSA Filter Connect XG210 (Dual Fibre) - 60 month

Dual

60 month

8,590.00

5,775.00

OSA Filter Connect XG210 (Single Fibre) - 36 month

Single

36 month

8,590.00

4,980.00

OSA Filter Connect XG210 (Single Fibre) - 60 month

Single

60 month

8,590.00

4,380.00

*This information is still subject to Openreach governance

This briefing supports ACCN OR530.

Issued by GC


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