Consolidated Communications Builds 5G-Ready Network with Ciena's Adaptive IP Solution
Consolidated Communications is working with Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) to upgrade its wireline network to support new and emerging 5G services and applications. Leveraging Ciena's Adaptive IP™ solution, Consolidated Communications (News - Alert) will address the critical need for better, more reliable connectivity as its customers shift to a more virtual environment.
- Tom White, Chief Technology Officer, Consolidated Communications
- Bruce Hembree, Vice President and General Manager of Sales in the Americas, Ciena
About Consolidated Communications
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) is a leading broadband and business communications provider serving consumers, businesses, and wireless and wireline carriers across a 23-state service area. Leveraging an advanced fiber network spanning 46,300 fiber route miles, Consolidated Communications is a top-10 fiber provider in the U.S. offering a wide range of communications solutions, including: high-speed Internet, data, phone, security, managed services, cloud services and wholesale, carrier solutions. From our first connection 125 years ago, Consolidated is dedicated to turning technology into solutions, connecting people and enriching how they work and live. Visit www.consolidated.com for more information.
Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) is a networking systems, services and software company. We provide solutions that help our customers create the Adaptive Network™ in response to the constantly changing demands of their end-users. By delivering best-in-class networking technology through high-touch consultative relationships, we build the world's most agile networks with automation, openness and scale. For updates on Ciena, follow us on Twitter (News - Alert) @Ciena, LinkedIn, the Ciena Insights blog, or visit www.ciena.com.
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