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TMCNet:  Metrored picks Ciena for US-Mexico long distance network connection

[February 22, 2013]

Metrored picks Ciena for US-Mexico long distance network connection

Feb 22, 2013 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) -- Ciena Corp. (NASDAQ: CIEN) reported it has been selected by Metrored to support a new international long-haul link between Mexico and the United States.

Ciena's 6500 Packet-Optical Platform equipped with WaveLogic Coherent Optical Processors will provide Metrored with four times the existing network capacity TODAY, with seamless evolution to 10 times the capacity with 100G when needed. This additional capacity will allow Metrored to support the delivery of high-bandwidth applications like high-speed Internet, IPTV, HD programming and mobile video phones.

With more than 15 years of experience and steady growth, Metrored is a Mexican based telecommunications provider servicing both international and domestic markets. Metrored connects 26 states and 40 key cities using our 21,000 miles of coverage, one of the most important fibre optic networks in Mexico. For more information, visit http://www.metrored.com/english/ Ciena is a network specialist. For more information, visit www.ciena.com.

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