Stockholm, Sweden and Sunnyvale, CA – Nov. 12, 2012 – TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) and Infinera (NASDAQ:INFN, news, filings) announced today TSIC’s selection of the DTN-X with Infinera Instant Bandwidthﾙ delivering 100 Gigabits per second (100G) of optical transport capacity via software control across its North American network. The DTN-X platform enables TSIC to offer its customers up to 100G bandwidth-on-demand and lower its operational costs.
TeliaSonera International Carrier, a leading global IP carrier, operates a wholly owned fiber optic network connecting 200 Points of Presence (PoPs) across Europe, North America and Asia. Customers include content providers and network operators globally for IP, DWDM, Ethernet, voice and specialized mobile services. In North America, its 18,000 km fiber network, reaching 35 PoPs in 23 cities, is the first to deploy the DTN-X with Instant Bandwidthﾙ.
“Infinera’s DTN-X with Instant Bandwidthﾙ gives us a competitive edge enabling significantly shorter customer delivery times for 100G services and allows us to offer one of the most advanced and scalable networks in North America,” said Erik Hallberg, President of TeliaSonera International Carrier.
“The selection of the DTN-X with Instant Bandwidthﾙ from TeliaSonera International Carrier demonstrates the strength of the relationship that began with our DTN in the 10G era and is now entering the 100G era with the DTN-X,” said Chris Champion, Infinera Vice President, EMEA sales. “As TSIC continues to grow their business, Instant Bandwidthﾙ on DTN-X provides a flexible infrastructure, one-click capacity and lower operational costs as they face increasing demands for bandwidth in a more competitive environment.”
TeliaSonera International Carrier first selected the Infinera DTN in 2009. In November 2011, TSIC and Infinera performed the world’s first terabit trial in California based on DTN-X equipment. In June 2012, TSIC was named Best Global NGN Optical Network at the DWDM Awards in Monaco. The Infinera DTN-X platform, featuring Instant Bandwidthﾙ, is available and shipping to customers.
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Infinera specializes in Digital Optical Networking systems that are designed to continually improve the economics of optical networking by combining the speed of optics with the simplicity of digital. Infinera is unique in its use of breakthrough semiconductor technology: Large Scale Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC). Infinera’s systems leverage PIC technology to provide customers with a service-ready architecture that enables faster time-to-revenue and greater profitability through network efficiency and the ability to rapidly deliver differentiated services without reengineering their optical infrastructure. For more information, please visit http://www.infinera.com/.
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TeliaSonera International Carrier owns and operates one of the world’s most extensive fiber backbones. Our mission is to provide exceptional network infrastructure and services – empowering individuals, businesses and societies to execute their most critical activities. By working close to our customers we make big ideas happen at the speed of fiber. Discover more at teliasoneraic.com www.teliasoneraic.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements including, among other things, statements relating to features and functionality of Infinera’s products now and in the future; including that Instant Bandwidth on DTN-X provides a flexible infrastructure, one-click capacity and lower operational costs as they face increasing demands for bandwidth in a more competitive environment . These forward looking statements are based on our current expectations. Actual results may vary materially from these expectations as a result of various risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, aggressive business tactics by our competitors, our dependence on a single product, our reliance on single-source suppliers, and our ability to respond to rapid technological changes. Further information about these risks and uncertainties, and other risks and uncertainties that affect our business, is contained in the risk factors section and other sections of our annual report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 6, 2012, as well subsequent reports filed with or furnished to the SEC. These reports are available on our website at www.infinera.com and the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Infinera assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update any such forward-looking statements.