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Alca-Lu, Ciena, Infinera score with OTN, says Infonetics

Service provider adoption of optical transport network (OTN) switching and transport equipment became a large growth engine for three of the largest optical vendors in 2013: Alcatel-Lucent, Ciena and Infinera, according to Infonetics Research.

Latin America, Africa, Middle East show IPTV potential; Carriers tune into 100GE, packet optical

If you want to know where there are new IPTV growth opportunities, look no further than Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. While these markets today are relatively small, a Pyramid Research report said that they will be the fastest growing.

Ciena, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco top carriers' P-OTS platform list, says Infonetics

When it comes to packet optical transport systems, a new Infonetics report says that service providers favor four vendors: Ciena, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco and Huawei.

Alcatel-Lucent, Ciena, Cisco face challengers in P-OTS market as revenue ramps 41 percent

Alcatel-Lucent, Ciena and Cisco may be the largest optical transport network switching and transport equipment and packet-optical transport systems vendors, but a new Infonetics report said they are being challenged by a host of pure-play P-OTS platform vendors.

CenturyLink adds Ciena's 6500 platform to its 100G roster

CenturyLink has named Ciena as one of its latest 100G suppliers with plans to leverage the vendor's 6500 Packet-Optical Network Platform.

FiberLight employs Ciena's P-OTS platform for wireless backhaul opportunities

FiberLight, a competitive provider selling both wholesale and business services, on Tuesday selected Ciena's Packet Optical Transport Systems (P-OTS) for two large wireless backhaul service opportunities.

Cbeyond employs BTI's packet optical gear for cloud service venture

Dallas-- Cbeyond, a CLEC targeting mainly SMBs and medium-sized enterprises, chose BTI Systems' Packet Optical Transport System (P-OTS) and Ethernet platforms to power its new fiber-based cloud service initiative.

SingTel selects Ciena to upgrade business services network

SingTel on Wednesday deployed Ciena's 5410 RSS platform and software to augment its global ConnectPlus IPLC network.

Infonetics: OTN poised for growth, while P-OTS vendors battle for top spot

Infonetics sees big growth opportunities for both Optical Transport Network (OTN) and Packet-Optical Transport System (P-OTS) vendors.

Cyan brings its P-OTS, SDN expertise to Minnesota's Northeast Service Cooperative

While the benefits of packet-optical transport systems (P-OTS) and software defined networks (SDN) have been chronicled well by the large incumbent service provider community, these platforms have...