Thursday, August 27, 2009

Infinera Supplies Optical Transport for Washington Utility

Washington state's Grant County Public Utility District (PUD) has selected Infinera to supply an optical backbone supporting its triple-play broadband services.

Grant County PUD currently supplies fiber optic service is currently available to nearly 15,000 homes, businesses and farms in the county.  The utility began building its wholesale fiber-to-the-home network in 2000.  Currently, Grant PUD claims a 40% "take rate" for homes passed who have chosen to subscribe to one or more triple play services.

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