MENA Deploys Infinera's DTN-X in Egypt

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced today the successful deployment of the Infinera DTN-X platform across Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Submarine Cable System's trans-Egypt terrestrial network, providing multi-terabit capacity and offering network services available for customers today. The Infinera Intelligent Transport Network, featuring the DTN-X packet optical transport networking platform, will allow MENA to differentiate its services and manage costs as it scales network capacity.

MENA, a subsidiary of Orascom Telecom Media and Technology, owns and operates a submarine telecommunications system connecting Europe to the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Spanning three continents, MENA’s infrastructure provides wholesale capacity to global networks via Asia and the Middle East. With the deployment of an Infinera Intelligent Transport Network, MENA is equipped to provide wholesale carriers with a range of connectivity services from STM-1 to 100 gigabit per second (Gb/s) and terabit capacity.

MENA selected the Infinera Intelligent Transport Network, which features the industry’s only commercially available single-card 500 Gb/s FlexCoherent™ super-channel solution and is based on Infinera's widely deployed photonic integrated circuits. By integrating DWDM optical transmission and up to 12 terabits per second of non-blocking OTN switching into a single platform, these 500 Gb/s super-channels provide network operators the ability to easily scale to terabits of transmission capacity. Infinera's intelligent software, combined with this converged platform, automates network operations with the intent of reducing both operational cost and service delivery times. The Infinera DTN-X is designed to scale without compromise and is engineered to enable future upgrades to single-card terabit super-channels.

Infinera Corp. (Nasdaq: INFN)

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