TMCNet:  Global Caribbean Fiber chooses Ciena for submarine cable network upgrade

[February 15, 2013]

Global Caribbean Fiber chooses Ciena for submarine cable network upgrade

Feb 15, 2013 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) -- Ciena Corp. (NASDAQ: CIEN) said that Global Caribbean Fiber (GCF), the main provider of network services across the Eastern Caribbean, has selected Ciena to upgrade its Antilles Crossing submarine network that connects St. Croix, St. Lucia and Barbados.


With Ciena's 6500 Packet-Optical Platform powered by WaveLogic coherent optical processors and GeoMesh optical bypass, GCF is upgrading its submarine network to 40G coherent technology to satisfy customer demands for high-bandwidth services from surging Internet traffic and applications including video, cloud computing and business continuity/disaster recovery.

Global Caribbean Fiber provides the Caribbean communications companies with wholesale inter-island and worldwide connectivity solutions. For more information, visit http://www.globalcaribbean.net.

Information about networking specialist Ciena is available online at www.ciena.com.

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