July 14, 2016
Sunnyvale, Calif. – July 14, 2016 – Infinera, a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced it has joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) to help accelerate the pace of innovation in telecommunications infrastructure. Co-founded by Facebook and operators such as Deutsche Telekom and SK Telecom, TIP is an engineering-focused initiative driven by operators, infrastructure providers, systems integrators, and other technology companies that aim to reimagine the traditional approach to building and deploying telecom network infrastructure.
TIP brings together leading industry innovators to collaborate to develop new technologies and rethink approaches to deploying network architecture that leverage advances in the technology and an open approach to development. TIP will explore new approaches and technologies across three initial focus areas: access, backhaul and core and management. The project groups within these areas will leverage the unique engineering and operation expertise of members. Infinera will contribute its expertise in developing and deploying innovative packet-optical technologies and solutions for all three areas globally. Infinera Intelligent Transport Networks enable telecom network infrastructure to scale, while simplifying optical network operations and accelerating service innovation.
“We are delighted to join TIP and look forward to collaborating with Facebook and other industry leaders to define the future of telecom networks,” said Ashoka Valia, Senior Vice President, Business Development at Infinera. “With this collaboration, Infinera’s leadership in technology innovation and large-scale photonic integration can play an even greater role in solving the future connectivity requirements of networks across the globe.”
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Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) provides Intelligent Transport Networks, enabling carriers, cloud operators, governments and enterprises to scale network bandwidth, accelerate service innovation and simplify optical network operations. Infinera’s end-to-end packet-optical portfolio is designed for long-haul, subsea, data center interconnect and metro applications. Infinera’s unique large scale photonic integrated circuits enable innovative optical networking solutions for the most demanding networks. To learn more about Infinera visit www.infinera.com, follow us on Twitter @Infinera and read our latest blog posts at blog.infinera.com.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements including, but not limited to potential contributions to future connectivity requirements and approaches to deploying telecom network infrastructure by the Telecom Infra Project. 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 quarter ended March 26, 2016 as filed with the SEC on May 4, 2016, as well 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.