Telecom Paper — The Asia America Gateway (AAG) consortium has upgraded its Asia and trans-Pacific cable network leveraging Ciena’s GeoMesh submarine solutions. Ciena said this will allow AAG to meet growing demand for international capacity. The AAG is a 20,000-km submarine communications cable system, connecting Southeast Asia with the US mainland, across the Pacific Ocean via Guam and Hawaii.
Developing Telecoms — Indonesia’s Biznet has deployed solutions from Ciena on its 100G fibre-optic terrestrial and submarine networks. Ciena’s converged packet-optical platforms and GeoMesh submarine solution will allow Biznet to address growing demand for cable TV and broadband services in rural and underserved areas across the archipelago.
Tele Analysis — The Asia America Gateway (AAG) consortium recently upgraded its Asia and trans-Pacific cable network leveraging Ciena’s GeoMesh submarine solutions. This will allow AAG to meet growing demand for international capacity. According to TeleGeography private networks share of total used trans-Pacific bandwidth is forecast to grow by more than 50 percent in 2016.
India Times — NEW DELHI: Reliance Communications’ subsidiary Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), an international integrated communications solutions provider, said that it has deployed Ciena’s Packet Networking solutions to enable high-capacity Ethernet services on its transatlantic route.
Telecom Asia — New Zealand state-owned wholesale operator Kordia has made a multi-million dollar investment in a new 9.6Tbps fiber backhaul network to help meet rising traffic demands. The packet optical network uses DWDM and Ethernet technology from Ciena to provide a network optimized for delivery of 10Gbps and 100Gbps connections.
ZAWYA — Dubai: Gulf Bridge International (GBI), a service provider that operates an integrated network connecting the world to the Middle East, signed an agreement with Ciena® (NYSE: CIEN) to deploy its Converged Packet-Optical Networking solutions, that will support the region’s increasing demand for connectivity.
TOKYO — KVH Co., Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, in collaboration with Ciena, today announced the success of a field trial for 400 Gbps data transmission over KVH’s fiber-optic network between Tokyo and Osaka. This field trial represents the first successful data transmission at 400 Gbps over live fiber-optic infrastructure in Japan and solidifies KVH’s position as the leading innovator in Ethernet technology in the Japanese market.
The Asia America Gateway (AAG) consortium recently selected Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) for a 100G expansion to significantly enhance its trans-Pacific cable network to address the growing demand for anywhere, anytime broadband access. Ciena’s converged packet optical solutions will add multi-terabit data capacity, and enable AAG’s network to reliably meet the demands of on-demand data networking services and traffic growth driven by mobile applications, high-definition video and cloud computing.