Windstream is enhancing its ability to serve its growing base of business customers in the Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets it operates in by employing Infinera's DTN-X platform for its Long-Haul Express Network.
Changes in network usage and technology are creating opportunities and threats for network infrastructure vendors, including carrier routing and switching and optical transport systems vendors.
Infinera credited growing acceptance of its flagship DTN-X optical platform by more service providers as a key factor of its revenue growing 24 percent year-over-year from $128.1 million in the same period a year ago.
The Q4 2013 earnings season is underway, and FierceTelecom is tracking how key players in the wireline telecom industry performed.
Infinera reported that third-quarter revenues rose 3 percent sequentially to $142.2 million due to ongoing adoption of its DTN-X optical platform.
TeliaSonera International Carrier now has the capability to immediately double capacity on its North American terrestrial network using the super-channel implementation of Soft Decision Forward Error Correction capability that's now available on Infinera's DTN-X product.
Huawei, Alcatel-Lucent and ZTE continue to enjoy the top spots in the optical vendor domain as more service providers transition their core optical networks to 100G, according to a new Infonetics report.
Infinera credited increased acceptance of the DTN-X platform for boosting revenues from the first quarter's $124.6 million to $138.4 million in the second quarter. Revenues were also up from $93.5 million a year ago.
TeliaSonera International Carrier has taken another chance on Infinera, deploying the vendor's DTN-X packet optical transport networking platform for its Stockholm-to-Hamburg network route.
Led by the Asia-Pacific region, the global pay-TV subscriber base (which consists of cable TV, satellite TV and telco-based IPTV subscribers) grew 8 percent to reach 804 million worldwide pay-TV subscriber households in 2012, according to MRG.