FutureWei Wins DWDM Deal

Hibernia Atlantic deploys FutureWei's OptiX BWS1600 Multi-Reach DWDM platform for transatlantic Ethernet and wavelength services

April 5, 2005

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LYNN, Mass. and PLANO, Texas -- FutureWei Technologies announces today that Hibernia Atlantic has selected and deployed the OptiX BWS1600 Multi-Reach (MR) DWDM platform as part of its North American network, enabling the delivery of advanced Ethernet and wavelength services between USA and Europe.

Hibernia Atlantic owns and operates the fastest network connecting Canada and the USA to Europe. Its redundant rings between Dublin, Manchester, London, New York, Halifax, Montreal and Boston provide dedicated Ethernet and optical level services, up to GigE and 10G wavelengths. This advanced, sub-sea network provides US and European carriers/enterprises a reliable, integrated network solution for international communications.

"We selected the FutureWei solution following an intensive technical and commercial evaluation," states Martin O'Riordan, CTO of Hibernia Atlantic. "This solution provides superb density and flexibility through various interface options, including GbE, which allows us to offer a rich set of services to our customers at a competitive price point. We were also impressed with the responsiveness of the entire FutureWei team, particularly their ability to rapidly deliver and implement the required solution. We further recognize the strength in their international support capabilities in both North America and Europe, which is critical for our operation."

"We are pleased to have this opportunity to serve Hibernia Atlantic," notes Wilf Norrlinger, VP of Sales for FutureWei Technologies. "We share a common objective, which is providing our customers the most advanced network solutions at competitive price points, with unparalleled support and service. We look forward to being a part of Hibernia Atlantic's already growing successes."


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