Copel Telecom deploys 200-Gbps fiber-optic network capabilities via Coriant

Coriant says it has supplied its hiT 7300 Multi-Haul Transport Platform to Brazil’s Copel Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary of electric utility Companhia Paranaense de Energia. The regional telecommunications services provider has deployed the packet-optical transport system with 200G optical transmission capabilities for use in its fiber-optic backbone network in the State of Paraná.

Coriant says it has supplied its hiT 7300 Multi-Haul Transport Platform to Brazil’s Copel Telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary of electric utility Companhia Paranaense de Energia. The regional telecommunications services provider has deployed the packet-optical transport system with 200G optical transmission capabilities for use in its fiber-optic backbone network in the State of Paraná.

Copel Telecom delivers residential high-speed internet services to more than 81 cities as well as carrier-class corporate services in all 399 municipalities in Paraná. Coriant says use of the hiT 7300 and its Coriant CloudWave Optics to increase reach and spectral efficiency as well as reduce power, footprint, and cost as the network scales. Coriant also has supplied enhancements to its fielded Coriant Transcend Chorus transport network management system.

“We continue to differentiate our services by helping customers take advantage of the digital revolution with fast, stable, and affordable connections,” said Adir Hannouche, Copel Telecom CEO. “Our longstanding technology collaboration with Coriant has enabled us to keep pace with the capacity demands of end-user applications, and we are proud to announce that our network today is one of the first in Brazil to support 200G transmission.”

“The tremendous success that Copel Telecom has demonstrated with its residential GPON deployments has been one of the main drivers for increased capacity demand in the backbone network,” said Lucas Vanagas, managing director for South America at Coriant. “We are pleased to extend our relationship with Copel Telecom by providing the technology innovation, network design and professional services support that allows them to deliver an ultra-fast, always-on internet experience while reducing operations costs.”

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