SUNNYVALE, CA — (Marketwired) — 05/13/13 — Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN), a leading provider of Digital Optical Networks, and BICS, a global provider of international wholesale carrier services, announced today the selection of the Infinera DTN-X platform to upgrade BICS' Pan-European network. The Infinera DTN-X delivers 500 Gigabit per second (Gb/s) long haul super-channels, enabling BICS to deliver flexible and cost effective 100 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) services.

BICS offers international wholesale solutions to any communication service provider through a network of 100 points of presence in 55 cities and 33 countries across the globe.

The Infinera DTN-X platform was selected to upgrade BICS' Pan-European network, stretching across 9,000 kilometers of fiber in Europe and linking through a cable landing station in Marseille into the EIG & SEA-ME-WE 4 submarine cable systems. BICS selected the Infinera DTN-X for the scalability, efficiency and simplicity the solution delivers.

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