KDDI Does 100G With Infinera
TOKYO -- Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) announced today KDDI Corporation's (KDDI) selection of the Infinera DTN-X platform with Instant Bandwidth™ via its local partner Nissho Electronics to upgrade the Miyazaki – Okinawa Cable network in Japan. The upgrade will offer a robust network, providing multi-Terabit optical transmission to deliver 100 Gigabit per second (Gb/s) services across the country. KDDI, an integrated Japanese telecommunications provider, owns and operates the Miyazaki – Okinawa Cable, an independent cable system that links to the Japan Information Highway cable system, stretching 10,300 km. KDDI's deployment of the Infinera DTN-X on this network will provide service providers 100 Gb/s services quickly and efficiently, on-demand. “The DTN-X provides us with an industry leading 100G transport solution that differentiates us in the marketplace,” said Shigeto Kiritani, General Manager and Head of International Network Department at KDDI. “By deploying the DTN-X we can rapidly increase the capacity of our system while enabling a robust network that is scalable and efficient. With Infinera’s Instant Bandwidth™ feature on the DTN-X, we are able to activate 100G services instantly on an as-needed basis.” KDDI Corp.