Sovernet, a subsidiary of holding company Atlantic Tele-Network Inc. (ATN), on Thursday announced it has chosen to light up Ciena's IP networking and Packet-Optical Transport systems to support its statewide fiber network.
The increased bandwidth demand which service providers in the wireline and wireless industries face is driving a growing number of large incumbents and even competitive telcos to make a migration towards 100G in their core backbone and metro networks.
XO on Wednesday signed an agreement to extend its new 100G network via Equinix's International Business Exchange (IBX) data centers in the United States.
Comcast on Thursday revealed plans that it will soon offer a 305 Mbps/65 Mbps speed tier over a point-to-point Ethernet-based Fiber to the Home network.
SingTel on Wednesday deployed Ciena's 5410 RSS platform and software to augment its global ConnectPlus IPLC network.
XO Communications on Wednesday fit another piece into its 100G network puzzle in place by naming Ciena as another of its optical suppliers.
VimpelCom on Tuesday named Ciena as the vendor of choice to upgrade and expand its national optical network.
Ciena's higher-than-expected fiscal third quarter loss and, more importantly, lower fourth quarter revenue forecast threw a wet blanket over the entire telecommunications vendor space.
Vodafone New Zealand is wasting no time to further its growing presence in the region, announcing that it has lit a new 100G data network in the country.
Ukraine's Eurotranstelecom (ETT) is extending its 100G network to cover the country's major industrial centers thanks to the rollout of Ciena's 100G coherent optical technology across the incumbent telco's backbone network.