Metrored Selects Ciena for US-Mexico Long Distance Network Connection

Business Wire
Thursday, February 21st 2013

Ciena’s 40G solution supports new international link and surging capacity demands for high-bandwidth applications


Ciena® Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, today announced that it has been selected by Metrored, a leading provider of telecommunications services in Latin America, to support a new international long-haul link between Mexico and the United States. Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform equipped with WaveLogic Coherent Optical Processors will provide Metrored with four times the existing network capacity today, with seamless evolution to 10 times the capacity with 100G when needed. This additional capacity will allow Metrored to support the delivery of high-bandwidth applications like high-speed Internet, IPTV, HD programming and mobile video phones.

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Ciena Corporation
Jamie Moody, 214-995-8035
Roberto Pioquinto, +525550952363
Investor Contact:
Ciena Corporation
Gregg Lampf, 877-243–6273

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