Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Malaysia's Allo Technology deploys Infinera

Allo Technology Sdn Bhd (Allo), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), has deployed Infinera’s GX Series Compact Modular Platform over its nationwide open optical network infrastructure.

Allo’s modernized open optical network enables the advancement of technology and connectivity services in Malaysia by providing the infrastructure needed, including tower fiberization, data center connectivity, and cross-border connectivity to neighboring countries through Allo Carrier Network System (ACNS). Allo supports Malaysia’s digital transformation with its expanded offerings, which include connectivity services for residential and business enterprises.

Infinera said its GX series supports Allo in addressing the coverage and speed gap issues for fixed broadband services in the country. The network deployment delivers terabit capacity on demand in an easy-to-operate, highly compact form factor. The GX Series features coherent 600G technology with a seamlessly upgrade path to 800G capability in the future.

“Allo Carrier Network is the superhighway backbone of Malaysia and we rely on innovative, proven technology and solutions to ensure connectivity across the country,” said Muhammad Mohd Yunos, Chief Technology Officer at Allo. “Infinera’s GX Series is the ideal platform to meet our ICT infrastructure needs in an open optical networking environment.”

“As the industry moves to open networking, operators like Allo are able to seamlessly increase network capacity with deployment of best-of-breed coherent solutions over existing optical infrastructure,” said Nick Walden, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales at Infinera. “The GX Series is purpose-built for open optical networks, supporting deployment over virtually any optical line system and boasting a flexible and highly compact form factor for space and power savings.”