Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Windstream Expands 100G Rollout with Infinera

Windstream Carrier Solutions, which has been deploying a 100G long-haul express network using Infinera's Intelligent Transport Network solution since 2014, confirmed a number of milestones.

This year, Windstream has implemented:

  • 12 new 100G markets including:  Buffalo, Denver, Houston, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa 
  • added 3,900 fiber route miles featuring Infinera’s 500G super-channel technology 
  • 20 Day Express Install guarantee for customers leveraging the Long-Haul Core Network

During the remainder of 2015, Windstream plans to expand 100G service to seven additional markets, including Minneapolis and Louisville in September.

The carrier also plans to add 5,600 route miles to its Long-Haul Core Network. providing additional diverse routing options from major cities.

“Carrier customers are increasingly looking to Windstream Carrier Solutions to meet their transport service needs. Windstream is uniquely positioned to provide long-haul and metro services in both Tier 1 and tertiary markets, often via diverse carrier routes,” said Joe Scattareggia, vice president of Sales for the Carrier and Content verticals at Windstream Carrier Solutions.

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