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Internet Solutions deploys 500G Super-Channels in South Africa

Infinera (NASDAQ: INFN) and Internet Solutions have announced the deployment of the Infinera DTN-X platform across the company´s South African long distance network.

The Infinera Intelligent Transport Network solution, featuring the DTN-X packet optical transport networking platform, enables Internet Solutions to differentiate its services, and manage costs as they scale their network.

Internet Solutions, a division of Dimension Data and part of the NTT group, provides telecommunications services to public and private sector companies across South Africa and serves more than 80 percent of companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Using the Infinera Intelligent Transport Network solution, Internet Solutions can now offer 10, 40 and 100 gigabit Ethernet services to its clients across the long distance fibres it manages across South Africa with short lead times, leading prices and excellent reliability.

The Infinera Intelligent Transport Network solution provides Internet Solutions with a system integrating dense wavelength division multiplexing optical transmission and five terabit per second non-blocking OTN switching in a single platform. Infinera´s intelligent software combined with this converged platform automates manual operations to lower operational costs and enable faster service delivery. The Infinera DTN-X is designed to scale without compromise to enable future upgrades to terabit super-channels and Terabit Ethernet.

Infinera provides Intelligent Transport Networks to help carriers exploit the increasing demand for cloud-based services and data centre connectivity as they advance into the Terabit Era. Find more at

Internet Solutions is a pan-African communications services provider of IP-based connectivity, communication, data centre and carrier services, owned by Dimension Data, part of the NTT Group.


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