Ciena partners with Telefonica Vivo to launch 100G network in Brazil
Feb 22, 2013 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
Ciena Corp. (NASDAQ: CIEN) said that its 100G solution, architected with WaveLogic coherent optical processors, has been deployed by Telefonica Vivo.
This is the first active 100G network in Brazil, which connects native 100GbE channels to the DWDM system to provide unprecedented speeds for outbound international traffic. The network includes 100G routes that connect the cities of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Praia Grande, Brazil. Ciena's industry-leading 100G coherent solution will add significant bandwidth, scalability and reliability to Telefonica Vivo's network infrastructure.
Telefonica Vivo is the largest telecommunications company in Brazil with over 91m accesses, 76.3m only in mobile operation, which holds the largest market share in the segment (29.66%) nationwide.
Ciena is a network specialist. The company's website is at www.ciena.com.
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