Infinera has announced WPD Telecoms, Western Power Distribution’s telecoms division, selected Infinera’s XTM Series metro optical platform for its high-capacity network, enabling delivery of next-generation high-speed services to its customers across Southwest England.
WPD Telecoms offers a range of connectivity and colocation services throughout Southwest England, South Wales, and the Midlands. Leveraging Infinera’s XTM solution, WPD Telecoms is rolling out optical infrastructure to build an advanced 100G/200G optical transport network, positioning the company for a smooth transition to the latest generation of 400G pluggable optical technology.
WPD Telecoms’ network enables the company to meet the increasing demand for optical and packet-based high-speed services. With Infinera’s XTM solution, WPD Telecoms is equipped with a compact, flexible, and efficient platform that is flexible grid-ready and features Raman amplification to overcome long spans, providing efficiency on its network footprint. Once deployed, WPD Telecoms can offer customers new and reliable 10G, 100G, and 200G connectivity services.