Cyta deploys Infinera DTN-X in TE-North Cable System

The Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (Cyta) has deployed Infinera’s (NASDAQ:INFN) DTN-X on the ALEXANDROS subsystem of the TE-North Cable System, which connects Asia and Africa to Europe.

The Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (Cyta) has deployed Infinera’s (NASDAQ:INFN) DTN-X on the ALEXANDROS subsystem of the TE-North Cable System, which connects Asia and Africa to Europe.

Cyta, which provides a wide range of communications services in Cyprus, Cyta operates and maintains the ALEXANDROS subsystem of Telecom Egypt’s TE-North Cable System, which runs 3,600 km to connect Abu Talat, Egypt, to Marseilles, France, with a branch to Pentaskhinos, Cyprus. Cyta will use the DTN-X to add capacity to the ALEXANDROS subsystem, with the ability to upgrade TE North’s terrestrial network in the future.

“We are delighted to work with Infinera to deploy the DTN-X platform on this critical international telecommunications route,” said Yiannis Koulias, Cyta’s director of national and international wholesale market. “We are confident the Infinera DTN-X delivers the most advanced optical transport platform based on 500-Gbps photonic integrated circuits. The FlexCoherent technology will allow us to optimize transmission performance across our existing subsea fiber plant and meet the demands of our customers quickly and efficiently.”

“We are committed to delivering innovative optical transport network solutions to customers like Cyta,” said Chris Champion, vice president, EMEA sales for Infinera. “We are excited that Cyta has chosen our DTN-X platform to deliver services quickly and reliably to global operators who rely on this important Mediterranean route.”

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