Optimum Lightpath deploys Tellabs equipment

DECMEBER 15, 2009 -- Ethernet-based communication services provider Optimum Lightpath says it is using equipment from Tellabs in its optical network to deliver high-bandwidth services to businesses in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York.

DECMEBER 15, 2009 -- Ethernet-based communication services provider Optimum Lightpath says it is using equipment from Tellabs in its optical network to deliver high-bandwidth services to businesses in Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York.

"We are committed to continuously improving our network to enhance speed, flexibility, and quality of service for our smart business customers as well as our own business operations," said Christopher Rabii, senior vice president of technical operations for Optimum Lightpath. "With Tellabs as our strategic partner, we have capitalized on their innovative optical platform and combined the expertise of our teams to build out a unique network that meets our customers' needs for high-bandwidth, low-latency services."

As a result, Optimum Lightpath and Tellabs say the carrier is positioned to:

  • provide flexible and high bandwidth solutions to meet individual business needs
  • offer a variety of features from aggregated Ethernet services to optical wavelength services
  • add integrated TDM and packet switching features
  • turn up new service and new locations rapidly
  • improve resiliency, reliability, and survivability
  • enable new revenue streams.

Optimum Lightpath, a division of Cablevision, recently added virtual private ring service (VPRS) for businesses. Its client list is long and varied across industries, extending from medical ("Next Generation Radiology selects Optimum Lightpath for FTTB services"), financial ("Foreign exchange trading services provider chooses Optimum Lightpath as fiber capacity provider"), and beyond.

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