Verizon has announced the deployment of 100G technology on its network in Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong. The process of deployment incorporated Fujitsu Flashwave 9500 ROADM and Ciena 5430 Reconfigurable Switching System, added approximately 11,681 terrestrial and submarine miles (18,800 kilometers) to the company’s extensive 100G network.
Speaking about the deployment, Helen Wong, director of Asia-Pacific products for Verizon, said, “Like other regions in the world, the Asia-Pacific region is seeing solid traffic growth from such drivers as cloud services, over-the-top video and unified services. By deploying 100G, Verizon stays ahead of its global customers’ increasing demand for bandwidth while improving quality and increasing the efficiency of our global network.”
This 100G technology will deliver superior performance along with the flexibility to meet growing traffic demand and enterprise customer requirements. Wong also added, “With this latest 100G technology deployment, Verizon enterprise customers doing business in the Asia-Pacific region can depend on us to deliver the bandwidth, performance and reliability necessary to remain competitive in the fast-paced world of international business.”