Monday Bytes: Infinera, Ribbon, LOGIX, MS3

May 16th, 2022 by · Leave a Comment

A few more items from last week to catch up with post-ITW:

Infinera has won a subsea upgrade contract. The AAE-1 consortium will be using Infinera’s ICE6 coherent 800G solution to more than double capacity. AAE-1 connects Europe with Asia and Africa via the Middle East, spanning 25,000km and connecting 19 countries.

Ribbon picked up two global infrastructure customers last week. Colt Technology Services has deployed the company’s session border controllers in Japan. They’ll use the technology in support of its Microsoft Teams-based enterprise communications offerings. And in Europe, Kontron Transportation will be using their WDM technology to upgrade the Transilien SNCF Voyageurs optical network.

LOGIX Fiber Networks has a newly full war chest at its fingertips. They have secured $100M in capital commitments from Astra Capital Management, which bought LOGIX six years ago. The company plans to use the funds for its 5G growth initiatives and network evolution. LOGIX operates 7,000 route miles of fiber, but bulk of which connects enterprise and carrier customers in and around the DASH markets.

And over in the UK, the wholesale fiber operator MS3 has lined up a new ISP partner. The entertainment provider ZYBRE will be launching residential connectivity on MS3’s fiber infrastructure in Hull. The new service will offer 1Gbps symmetric connectivity alongside the company’s entertainment and gaming offerings.

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Categories: Financials · FTTH · Telecom Equipment · Undersea cables · VoIP

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