Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Lightower Deploys 100G Services with Ciena

Lightower Fiber Networks, which operates metro fiber networks in the Northeastern U.S., has launched 40G and 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) services as well as 100G managed wavelengths, to enterprise and service provider customers throughout its footprint.

Lightower's network spans more than 6,400 route miles of fiber providing access to over 2,800 buildings throughout New England, metro New York City, New Jersey, Long Island and the Hudson Valley.

Lightower’s new 100G solutions will leverage Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform equipped with WaveLogic coherent optical processors to enable delivery of 100G managed wavelength services, and 40 GbE and 100 GbE traffic transported over 40G/100G wavelengths.

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