Allo Technology’s Nationwide Open Optical Network Leverages Infinera’s GX Series
Sunnyvale, Calif. – February 16, 2021, 8:00 a.m. ET – Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and Allo Technology Sdn Bhd (Allo), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), announced today the deployment of Infinera’s industry-leading GX Series Compact Modular Platform over Allo’s 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.
The selection of the GX Series solution supports Allo in addressing the coverage and speed gap issues for fixed broadband services in the country. The open optical networking approach allows Allo to reap the benefits of industry-leading optical technology over a multi-vendor optical line system infrastructure. The network deployment delivers terabit capacity on demand in an easy-to-operate, highly compact form factor. With the GX Series, featuring coherent 600G technology, Allo takes advantage of today’s state-of-the art technology and future-proofs its network with the ability to seamlessly upgrade 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.”
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Allo Technology Sdn. Bhd. (Allo) is a telecommunication service provider based in Cyberjaya, Malaysia. Allo plays an essential role as an enabler to the advancement of technology and connectivity services in Malaysia by providing the infrastructure needed, alongside implementing extensive cellular tower fiberisation, data centres connectivity and cross-border connectivity to the neighbouring countries.
Being the wholly owned subsidiary of Tenaga Nasional Berhad, we aim to expand Malaysia’s digital transformation journey with our offerings tailored for homes, SMEs, enterprises and carriers with our Open-Access full fibre infrastructure. This is in line with the government’s National Digital Network (JENDELA) initiative to improve broadband quality and coverage, reduce broadband price, and expand fibre networks in Malaysia. We take pride in providing reliable services to our partners where mutual benefits will be gained for the successful deployment to the end users. Allo is Malaysia’s licensed Network Facilities Provider (NFP), Network Services Provider (NSP), and Application Services Provider (ASP).
For more information, please visit: allo.my.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the operational, economic and technical benefits of deploying Infinera’s GX solution. These statements are not guarantees of results and should not be considered as an indication of future activity or future performance. Actual results may vary materially from these expectations as a result of various risks and uncertainties. Information about these risks and uncertainties, and other risks and uncertainties that affect Infinera’s business, is contained in the risk factors section and other sections of Infinera’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the Fiscal Quarter ended September 26, 2020 as filed with the SEC on November 5, 2020, as well as any subsequent reports filed with or furnished to the SEC. These reports are available on Infinera’s 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.