Telstra deploys Infinera DTN service for subsea network in Asia Pacific

Infinera, a manufacturer of long-haul WDM optical transmission equipment, announced on Monday that Telstra International, a global supplier of managed network and hosting services, has deployed Infinera’s 40 gigabits per second (Gbps) DTN service for its optical subsea network in Asia. The deployment spans approximately 9,000 kilometers between Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea.


Telstra International is a division of Telstra Corporation Limited (Melbourne, Australia), a telecommunications and media services company.



Infinera, a manufacturer of long-haul WDM optical transmission equipment, announced on Monday that Telstra International, a global supplier of managed network and hosting services, has deployed Infinera’s 40 gigabits per second (Gbps) DTN service for its optical subsea network in Asia. The deployment spans approximately 9,000 kilometers between Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea.


Telstra International is a division of Telstra Corporation Limited (Melbourne, Australia), a telecommunications and media services company.


Infinera’s (Sunnyvale, Calif., USA) DTN platform enables service providers to upgrade existing submarine cables with coherent 40 Gbps waves supporting FlexCoherent, says the company. The Infinera service is upgradable in the future to 100 Gbps FlexCoherent, including Soft Decision Forward Error Correction, which will deliver 7.3 terabits per second (Tbps) of capacity over Telstra’s Reach North Asia Loop (RNAL) fiber plant.


Infinera’s Subsea Solutions have been deployed worldwide for customers, totaling more than 100,000 route-kilometers, including routes across the Atlantic, between North, Central and South America, in the Middle East, and in the Indian Ocean, says the company.


Infinera’s product portfolio includes Infinera’s DTN platform, powered by photonic integrated circuits (PICs) for subsea and terrestrial networks; Infinera ATN, a scalable metro WDM transport platform; and Infinera’s DTN-X platform with 500 Gbps FlexCoherent super-channels. All of Infinera’s products are supported by Infinera’s Managed Services offering.