Leverages Apollo optical transport solutions for high-capacity service connections under the South China Sea with links exceeding 2,500 km (1,500 miles)
PLANO, TX, January 13, 2022 /CNW/ — Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real-time communications software and optical IP networking solutions for service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure industries, today announced that IPS, a leading international connectivity service provider for CSPs, leverages Ribbon Apollo Optical Network solution to power 100Gigabit Ethernet (100GbE) services delivered over terrestrial and submarine cables from Manila at hong kong and Singapore.
“Our ability to seamlessly provide connectivity services to our customers over long distances is key to the success of our business,” said Koji Miyashita, President and CEO, IPS. “Ribbon’s optical transport technology has allowed us to maximize our available capacity and transmit world-class communication applications through our subsea services under the South China Sea.”
“Submarine applications must provide extended capacity and carry the highest level of communication services over every channel to achieve cost savings,” said mickey wilf, General Manager of APAC and MEA regions for Ribbon. “Our Apollo solution allows IPS to maximize capacity by leveraging dual wavelengths with programmable baud rate and modulation, in conjunction with flexgrid technology.”
The solution deployed by IPS leverages Apollo’s high-performance programmable TM800 muxponder cards on the Apollo 9600 series platforms to provide long-haul submarine connectivity optimized for 100GbE services.
IPS Inc. operates as Carriers-of Carrier in The Philippines provision of network services for local and international telecommunications companies, contact centers and data centers. It has international telecommunication lines linking Manila with hong kong, Singapore, and many other countries. IPS is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. For more information, visit ipsism.co.jp/en/.
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Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) provides communications software, IP and optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors globally. We are deeply committed to our customers, helping them modernize their networks to improve their competitive positioning and business results in today’s intelligent, always-on, data-hungry world. Our portfolio of innovative, end-to-end solutions deliver unparalleled scalability, performance, and agility, including core-to-edge software solutions, cloud-native offerings, industry-leading security and analytics tools, and IP and optical network solutions for 5G.. To learn more about the ribbon, visit rbbn.com.
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