Sunnyvale, CA – May 14, 2013 – Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN), a leading provider of Digital Optical Networks, announced today the expansion into the Nordic region with cable operator Agder Breiband (Agder). Agder selected the Infinera DTN and ATN platforms for the flexibility, scalability and simplicity of Infinera's Digital Optical Network solutions.
Agder, a leading broadband service provider in the south of Norway, offers customers high speed Broadband Internet, IPTV and VoIP services. Agder offers services via their partner Altibox.
Agder is deploying the Infinera DTN and ATN platforms in its regional backbone to provide high capacity transport for the voice, video and data services they deliver to their customers. The platforms share the common Infinera Management Suite (IMS) and work together seamlessly, making it simple to deploy new capacity quickly and flexibly. By deploying the DTN and ATN platforms, Agder can offer broadband services rapidly to customers.
"We selected Infinera for our network based on the flexibility of their solutions, ease of use and the ability to provide us with a simplified end-to-end solution for our network," said Terje Abusland, Technical Manager at Agder. "At Agder, we have a small team and it's critical for us to deploy with solutions that are cost effective for our business. Infinera’s solutions were easy to install and our team was able to deploy the network in 7 days."
"We are pleased to announce Agder Breiband as our first customer in Norway," said Chris Champion, vice president of EMEA sales. "We continue to see traction across the globe with our solutions, providing customers like Agder with platforms that enable them to be successful in the markets they serve."
Agder's deployment of Infinera’s DTN and ATN platforms provides them with a network that is easy to operate. The Infinera DTN platform, powered by 100 Gb/s photonic integrated circuits (PICs), is designed to scale up to 6.4 Tb/s of transmission capacity per fiber. The Infinera ATN, a scalable WDM transport platform with multi-service aggregation, brings the intelligence of the Infinera Digital Optical Network to the metro edge.
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Infinera specializes in Digital Optical Networking systems that are designed to continually improve the economics of optical networking by combining the speed of optics with the simplicity of digital. Infinera is unique in its use of breakthrough semiconductor technology: Large Scale Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC). Infinera's platforms leverage PIC technology to provide customers with a service-ready architecture that enables faster time-to-revenue and greater profitability through network efficiency and the ability to rapidly deliver differentiated services without reengineering their optical infrastructure. For more information, please visit http://www.infinera.com/.
This press release contains forward-looking statements including, among other things, statements relating to Infinera product capabilities, advantages, and the current and planned future functionality including: the platforms work together seamlessly, making it simple to deploy new capacity quickly and flexibly. These forward looking statements are based on our current expectations. Actual results may vary materially from these expectations as a result of various risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, aggressive business tactics by our competitors, our ability to protect our intellectual property rights, our reliance on single-source suppliers, and our ability to respond to rapid technological changes. Further information about these risks and uncertainties, and other risks and uncertainties that affect our business, is contained in the risk factors section and other sections of our annual report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 5, 2013, as well subsequent reports filed with or furnished to the SEC. These reports are available on our website at www.infinera.com and the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Infinera assumes no obligation to, and does not currently intend to, update any such forward-looking statements.