By Semiconductor Today
Infinera Corp of Sunnyvale, CA, USA, a vertically integrated manufacturer of digital optical network systems incorporating its own indium phosphide-based photonic integrated circuits (PICs), says that its DTN-X platform has been selected to upgrade BICS' Pan-European network. Infinera’s DTN-X delivers 500Gb/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 9000km of fiber in Europe and linking through a cable landing station in Marseille into the EIG & SEA-ME-WE 4 submarine cable systems.