Press Releases

Q4'2018

Sunnyvale, Calif. and Monroe, La. – November 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m. ET

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), a leading global network services company, and Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, supplied equipment, software and services in support of terabit-scale connectivity for one of the world’s fastest temporary networks at this week’s SC18, the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis. CenturyLink and Infinera, along with Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – November 9, 2018 6:00 a.m. PST

Infinera Corporation, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that it will participate in the following webcasted investor conference: Needham Networking, Communications & Security Conference Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Presentation: 12:10 p.m. ET / 9:10 a.m. PT Speakers: Brad Feller, CFO; Robert Shore, SVP, Marketing Location: New York, NY Webcast: investors.infinera.com and click on “Events” Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif., November 6, 2018

Infinera Corporation, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, today released financial results for its third quarter ended September 29, 2018. GAAP revenue for the quarter was $200.4 million compared to $208.2 million in the second quarter of 2018 and $192.6 million in the third quarter of 2017. GAAP gross margin for the quarter was 35.0% compared Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. and Stockholm – October 29, 2018, 8:00 a.m. CET

Infinera, the leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, and Telia Carrier, the world’s #1 Internet backbone, announced the first real-time transmission of 600 gigabits per second (600G) wavelengths in a live production network. This industry-first milestone was achieved with the latest generation of the Infinera Infinite Capacity Engine, ICE5, demonstrating Infinera’s continued rapid cadence in Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – October 22, 2018, 8:00 a.m. EDT

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced today the availability of an innovative packet-optical aggregation and transport solution purpose-built to accelerate and simplify the delivery of high-speed, low-latency services in access networks at the lowest total cost of ownership. The new 1.6 terabit High-Density Ethernet Aggregator (HDEA) enables network operators to cost-efficiently address key operational Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif., – October 15, 2018, 6:00 a.m. PT

Infinera Corporation today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2018 ended September 29, 2018, after the market closes on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. An investment community conference call to discuss these results and Infinera’s outlook for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 will be held the same Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – October 15, 2018, 8:00 a.m. BRT

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Aloo Telecom (Aloo), one of the largest telecommunications groups in Brazil, deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress and Infinera DTN-X to address increasing bandwidth demand on its long-haul and data center interconnect networks. Aloo serves more than 3,000 private and public-sector clients including cloud operators, internet content providers Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – October 9, 2018, 8:00 a.m. EDT

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced the appointment of David Heard as chief operating officer (COO), effective October 1, 2018. Heard is responsible for leading the integration of Coriant, the innovation of new solutions and the overall operation of the company. “As an accomplished and trusted leader, David is uniquely qualified to drive operational Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – October 8, 2018, 8:00 a.m. EDT

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, and TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC, the UK’s leading value for money consumer and B2B telecoms provider, announced today the deployment of Infinera’s XTM II platform into its metro aggregation network, enabling TalkTalk to rapidly deliver reliable and scalable services to both its residential and business customers. TalkTalk selected the Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – October 3, 2018, 8:00 a.m. EDT

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that Windstream has deployed the Infinera C+L Solution, setting a future-proof foundation for growth of up to twice current fiber capacity. Windstream provides advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S. To address its customers’ bandwidth demand continuing Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – October 1, 2018 1:15 p.m. PT

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announces the closing of its acquisition of Coriant, a privately held global supplier of open network solutions for the largest global network operators. The acquisition positions Infinera as one of the largest vertically integrated optical network equipment providers in the world. The closing was pursuant to the terms of Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – October 1, 2018

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, issued the following comments regarding a report addressing the details of its pending acquisition of Coriant and future opportunities with CenturyLink. In a report published today, an analyst erroneously suggested that Infinera would need to issue additional shares to close the Coriant transaction. Per terms of the agreement, the Read More

Q3'2018

Singapore – September 26, 2018, 8:00 a.m. EDT

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced the successful completion of a series of record-breaking submarine field trials over MAREA, a 6,600-kilometer (km) submarine cable between Virginia Beach, Virginia and Bilbao, Spain. The trials used Infinera’s fourth-generation Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE4) advanced coherent technology to achieve new records for trans-Atlantic real-time spectral efficiency: 6.21 bits Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – September 7, 2018

Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN), provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced today the pricing of $350 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2024 in an underwritten registered public offering. The offering was upsized from an originally announced $275 million in aggregate principal amount. Infinera expects the offering of notes to close on September 11, Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – September 5, 2018

Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN), provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that it intends to offer, subject to market conditions and other considerations, $275 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2024 in an underwritten registered public offering. Infinera also expects to grant the underwriter of the notes a 30-day option to purchase up to Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – August 27, 2018 1:30 p.m. PDT

Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN), provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that it will participate in the following upcoming webcasted investor conference: Citi 2018 Global Technology Conference Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018 Presentation: 2:55pm EDT / 11:55am PDT Speakers: Brad Feller, CFO; Jeff Hustis, Head of Investor Relations Location: New York, NY Webcast: investors.infinera.com and click Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif., August 7, 2018

Infinera Corporation, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, today released financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2018. GAAP revenue for the quarter was $208.2 million compared to $202.7 million in the first quarter of 2018 and $176.8 million in the second quarter of 2017. GAAP gross margin for the quarter was 40.5% compared Read More

Strategic acquisition approximately doubles revenue, significantly expands Infinera’s customer base and reaffirms vertical integration strategy
Sunnyvale, Calif. – July 23, 2018, 1:15 p.m. PDT

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced its intent to acquire Coriant, a privately held global supplier of open, hyperscale network solutions. The acquisition significantly scales the company as the next wave of global network spending begins, creating one of the world’s largest optical network equipment providers. The combination positions Infinera to capitalize on the Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif., – July 16, 2018, 6:00 am PT

Infinera Corporation today announced that it will release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 ended June 30, 2018, after the market closes on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. An investment community conference call to discuss these results and Infinera’s outlook for the third quarter of fiscal 2018 will be held the same Read More

Q2'2018

This latest move demonstrates SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ commitment to UK network infrastructure investment; providing limitless scope for high-capacity connectivity across Britain
LONDON, UK – June 26, 2018, 9:00 a.m. BST

SSE Enterprise Telecoms – one of the UK’s leading connectivity providers (and part of SSE plc) reveal today the details of its biggest network technology investment to date. SSE Enterprise Telecoms introduces a new technology platform with Infinera, deploying the XTM Series to deliver the low latency, flexibility and improved scalability that today’s businesses are Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – June 19, 2018, 8:00 a.m. EDT

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that DE-CIX, the world’s leading internet exchange operator, deployed the Infinera Cloud Xpress 2 to easily address soaring demand for internet exchange services in rapidly growing markets including New York City, Frankfurt and Dallas. Internet exchanges allow service providers, content delivery networks and digital businesses to exchange internet Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – June 11, 2018, 8:00 a.m. BST

Infinera, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that GARR, Italy’s national research and education network, deployed the Cloud Xpress 2, featuring the Infinite Capacity Engine (ICE4), to meet growing bandwidth demands driven by scientific computing applications. GARR’s network reaches approximately four million users and connects over 1,000 public institutions across Italy with other international networks Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif., May 9, 2018

Infinera Corporation, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, today released financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2018. GAAP revenue for the quarter was $202.7 million compared to $195.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2017 and $175.5 million in the first quarter of 2017. GAAP gross margin for the quarter was 40.5% compared Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif., – April 10, 2018, 1:30 p.m. PST

Infinera Corporation today announced that it will release its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 ended March 31, 2018, after the market closes on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. An investment community conference call to discuss these results and Infinera’s outlook for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 will be held the same Read More

Q1'2018

Industry’s First 2.4Tb/s Optical Engine
Sunnyvale, Calif. – March 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m. EST

Infinera, the leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, unveiled ICE5, the industry’s first 2.4 terabits per second (Tb/s) optical engine and the latest addition to the company’s family of Infinite Capacity Engines. ICE5 is targeted at internet content providers (ICPs) scaling connections between data centers and communications service providers (CSPs) planning fiber-deep architectures including distributed Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. and London – March 7, 2018, 8:00 a.m. EST

Infinera, the leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, and RETN, an international network service provider, announced the deployment of the Infinera XT-3300 and FlexILS to easily scale network capacity for RETN’s large base of international wholesale and enterprise customers. RETN operates a backbone network that spans 33,000 kilometers of fiber and connects 34 countries across Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – March 5, 2018 1:30 p.m. PST

Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN), a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that it will host the following webcasted investor briefing: Infinera Investor Briefing at OFC 2018 Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Presentation: 7:00pm ET / 4:00pm PT Speakers: Dave Welch, Chief Strategy & Tech Officer; David Heard, SVP, GM Products and Solutions Location: San Diego, Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. and Germany - February 26, 2018, 8:00 a.m. EST

Infinera, the leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, and Hetzner Online, a leading web hosting and data center operator in Germany, announced the deployment of the Infinera XTS-3300 to extend Hetzner Online’s data center business into Finland. The XTS-3300 is designed to be the industry’s easiest to use, compact, high-performance subsea network solution, enabling internet Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – February 13, 2018 1:30 p.m. PST

Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN), a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that it will participate in the following webcasted investor conference: Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecom Conference Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Presentation: 7:35pm ET / 4:35pm PT Speakers: Brad Feller, CFO; Jeff Hustis, Director of Investor Relations Location: San Francisco, CA Webcast: investors.infinera.com Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif., February 7, 2018

Infinera Corporation, provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, today released financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 30, 2017. GAAP revenue for the quarter was $195.8 million compared to $192.6 million in the third quarter of 2017 and $181.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2016. GAAP gross margin for the quarter Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – February 1, 2018 1:30 p.m. EST

Infinera Corporation (NASDAQ: INFN), a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced that it will participate in the following webcasted investor conference: Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference 2018 Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018 Presentation: 12:30pm ET / 9:30am PT Speakers: Brad Feller, CFO; Jeff Hustis, Director of Investor Relations Location: San Francisco, CA Webcast: investors.infinera.com Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif. – January 11, 2018, 8:00 a.m. EST

Infinera, the leading provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced the appointment of two new executives, increasing the company’s focus on growth and operational efficiency. Glenn Laxdal joins Infinera as senior vice president of product management and Alexander Derecho joins Infinera as senior vice president of global customer service. The new positions report to David Heard, Read More

Sunnyvale, Calif., – January 10, 2018, 1:30 p.m. PST

Infinera Corporation announced today that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 ended December 30, 2017, and fiscal year 2017, after the market closes on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. An investment community conference call to discuss these results and Infinera’s outlook for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 will Read More