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Infinera expands digital optical network in Norway

Agder is deploying the Infinera's DTN and ATN InP PICs in Scandinavia
Infinera is expanding into the Nordic region with cable operator Agder Breiband (Agder).

Agder selected the Infinera DTN and ATN platforms for the flexibility, scalability and simplicity of Infinera's Digital Optical Network solutions.

Agder, a broadband service provider in the south of Norway, offers customers high speed Broadband Internet, IPTV and VoIP services. Agder offers services via their partner Altibox.

Agder is deploying the Infinera DTN and ATN platforms in its regional backbone to provide high capacity transport for the voice, video and data services they deliver to their customers. The platforms share the common Infinera Management Suite (IMS) and work together seamlessly, making it simple to deploy new capacity quickly and flexibly. By deploying the DTN and ATN platforms, Agder can offer broadband services rapidly to customers.

"We selected Infinera for our network based on the flexibility of their solutions, ease of use and the ability to provide us with a simplified end-to-end solution for our network," says Terje Abusland, Technical Manager at Agder. "At Agder, we have a small team and it's critical for us to deploy with solutions that are cost effective for our business. Infinera’s solutions were easy to install and our team was able to deploy the network in 7 days."

"We are pleased to announce Agder Breiband as our first customer in Norway," says Chris Champion, vice president of EMEA sales. "We continue to see traction across the globe with our solutions, providing customers like Agder with platforms that enable them to be successful in the markets they serve."

Agder's deployment of Infinera’s DTN and ATN platforms provides them with a network that is easy to operate. The Infinera DTN platform, powered by 100 Gb/s photonic integrated circuits (PICs), is designed to scale up to 6.4 Tb/s of transmission capacity per fibre. The Infinera ATN, a scalable WDM transport platform with multi-service aggregation, brings the intelligence of the Infinera Digital Optical Network to the metro edge.


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