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Telefónica Global Solutions uses Ciena technology to expand submarine and terrestrial network

Telefónica (NYSE: TEF) business Telefónica Global Solutions and Ciena Corp. (NASDAQ: CIEN) have deployed Ciena´s 100G coherent optical transport technology on Telefónica´s SAm-1 submarine and terrestrial network, which connects the US to Latin America.

With Ciena´s converged packet optical and GeoMesh solution, Telefónica Global Solutions is able to support growing and unpredictable international customer demand for premium bandwidth services like cloud computing, video, and advanced business collaboration services.

Telefónica Global Solutions manages globally the multinational, wholesale and roaming business within the Telefónica Group. The company´s websites are at and

Ciena is a network specialist, collaborating with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete.


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