US Broadband Expansion Continues
October 24, 2011

By Drew Perkins Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer Last week, I had the great pleasure of attending the Maryland Broadband Cooperative’s  Annual Members Meeting when they announced their new statewide optical network.  The event was held in Annapolis, the state capital, and I enjoyed the opportunity to meet Maryland Broadband… Read More

Blog: World’s First Transpacific 100 Gb/s Transmission!
October 12, 2011

By Mark Showalter Sr. Dir., Marketing Everyone here is excited about the recent demonstration of the world’s first 100 Gb/s service transmitted across the Pacific ocean with Pacific Crossing, a subsidiary of NTT in Japan.  Because it is very expensive to deploy fiber optic cabling across oceans, subsea transmission is… Read More

DTN-X goes to Japan and Singapore
September 24, 2011

By Mike Capuano Vice President, Corporate Marketing I hadn't been to Singapore since 2006. Back then I was with a different company, and while it was a good visit, this time I could feel the energy in the air. This time I was in town to launch the new DTN-X… Read More

Introducing the Infinera DTN-X
September 15, 2011

By Mark Showalter Sr. Dir., Marketing We’ve been burning the midnight oil preparing for the big day–today!  We finally unveiled what we have been working on–the new Infinera DTN-X. The Infinera DTN-X is based on our latest 500 Gb/s photonic integrated circuits. Designed for global service providers, the Infinera DTN-X… Read More

Is your network ready?
August 15, 2011

Join Infinera to hear an important update from CEO Tom Fallon and Chief Strategy Officer Dave Welch, other senior executives and industry experts. We will unveil a major breakthrough that promises to redefine how transport networks are designed, built, and managed. You need to attend this webcast if you are… Read More

African networks PIC up speed, thanks to Infinera
August 9, 2011

By Hiro Notaney Director, Corporate Marketing Reading the Wall Street Journal a few months ago, I was fascinated to learn that the inspiration for Danny Boyle’s Oscar winner, Slumdog Millionaire, in which a kid from the slums of Mumbai wins a TV quiz show, comes from a book about physicist… Read More

Netflix’s Price Hike and the Bandwidth Dilemma
August 4, 2011

By Hiro Notaney Director, Corporate Marketing Like many loyal and early-adopter Netflix customers, I was peeved by a recent announcement that the company was almost doubling the price of my monthly subscription to $16. Is this how they repay all those years of loyalty? Jacking up the price with a… Read More

Meet Mike at CableLabs Summer Conference
August 4, 2011

The interesting thing about Mike Kelly is that until a few weeks ago, he was comfortably retired after a successful career culminating in a senior sales position at Juniper Networks. So why did Mike recently join Infinera as VP of Cable Sales? Was it the cutting edge technology? The highly-capable… Read More

Inventing the Colorless, Directionless, and Contentionless ROADM
July 22, 2011

By Geoff Bennett Infinera Product Evangelist At conferences and trade shows there’s often a discussion around the value of Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexers (ROADMs). The idea of these devices dates back to the mid-90s when the DWDM industry was born. Now there are tens of thousands of such devices deployed… Read More