Colt Technology Services is continuing their aggressive rollout of Ciena’s 6500 Converged Packet Optical Platform across the Asia Pacific

Colt provides low latency networks and connectivity to across major Asia exchanges. The Asia Pacific-wide deployment on the Colt IQ Network began in September 2017 and will support Colt’s growth across key Asia Pacific markets, including Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as help strengthen intercontinental connections into Europe.  Colt recently announced the expansion of its metro area network in Singapore and the launch of construction of the metro area network in Hong Kong.

Ciena’s 6500, using their proprietary Wavelogic Ai will support the Colt IQ Network expansion across the Asia-Pacific region.

According to Gary B. Smith, Ciena CEO, “Asia Pacific businesses are under increasing pressure to evolve their networks to support web-scale applications and cloud-based services. Leading operators like Colt are taking steps to help address this need by deploying new innovations that allow them to not only scale their networks, but add more programmability so that they can automatically adjust to meet changing user demands.”

For details on the most recent announcement, see

Colt Technology Services

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