Time Is Money: Changing the Service Operational Paradigm with Infinera Instant Bandwidth – Part II
September 11, 2018

In Part I of this blog series, we discussed how Infinera solves communication service providers’ (CSPs) challenges with Instant Bandwidth, enabling software activation of service-ready optical capacity in minutes and taking service automation to a whole new level. We also touched on how Instant Bandwidth is a true game-changer from… Read More

Time Is Money: Changing the Service Operational Paradigm with Infinera Instant Bandwidth – Part I
September 5, 2018

Network operators like communication service providers (CSPs) have many challenges that span multiple business and operational aspects. These include the constant drive to increase revenue (top line), the need to reduce operational expenditure (OpEx) and increase profitability (bottom line) and the urgent desire to broaden their customer base and increase… Read More

Four Reasons Why Sliceable Optics Elevate Network Agility: Part II
May 22, 2018

Recently on the Infinera blog, we discussed how sliceable optics leverage super-channels to enhance networking flexibility and optimize network assets such as power and real estate. The benefits of sliceable optics span a wide scope of applications. This blog describes just a few of the applications often used by communications… Read More

Four Reasons Why Sliceable Optics Elevate Network Agility: Part I
May 3, 2018

While dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) disrupted the telecommunications industry by allowing multiple optical carriers to travel in parallel on the same fiber, thereby increasing total capacity, the latest innovation in photonic integration and digital signal processing has led to the introduction of super-channels to take the network into a new… Read More

ICE5: Innovation on Fast Forward
March 12, 2018

Today we announced the newest Infinite Capacity Engine, ICE5, representing a new step function in optical performance and capacity. ICE5 is a tightly integrated 2.4 terabit per second (Tb/s) optical engine delivering an astounding 600 gigabits per second (Gb/s) per wavelength to enable the most demanding cloud scale applications, such… Read More

Game-changing Technology for New Subsea Cables
October 9, 2017

The subsea cable market is booming with approximately $9.8 billion in new cables expected to enter service between 2016 and 2018 driven largely by the cloud. The deployment of a subsea cable of over 10,000 kilometers (km) in length can cost more than $500 million, with multiple investors typically financing… Read More

Infinera Makes (Terabit) Waves at ECOC 2017
September 28, 2017

Last week the Infinera team, along with our mobile demonstration unit, the Infinera Express, attended the European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2017 exhibition and conference in Gothenburg, Sweden.  The exhibition attracted 5,234 visitors, with 313 exhibiting companies from 27 countries and a record 3,189 people visiting the Market Focus… Read More

Facebook’s Vision of Virtual Reality
August 3, 2016

By Geoff Bennett Director of Solutions and Technology As a confirmed technogeek, I was delighted when my recent purchase arrived this week – the Samsung Gear virtual reality (VR) headset, which uses the Oculus VR technology recently acquired by Facebook. These headsets have really dropped in price recently, and part… Read More

ANGA COM Takeaway: Technologies That Are Enabling Increased Network Flexibility and Spectral Efficiency
July 1, 2016

By Gaylord Hart Director of MSO Market Segment Recently I attended the ANGA COM Exhibition and Congress in Cologne, Germany, the largest broadband and cable conference in Europe and growing, with over 1800 attendees and 450 exhibitors from 89 countries this year. This conference continues to be a focal point… Read More

Guest Blog: How MBC Is Bringing Bandwidth and Connectivity to Underserved Rural Areas
October 26, 2015

By Tad Deriso President & CEO, Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation A few weeks ago, I was helping my oldest daughter navigate the complexities of the college admissions process. Thankfully her grades and GPA are fantastic (thanks to genetics on my wife’s side of the family!). We were discussing the essay… Read More