Cable Onda employs Coriant solution

Coriant, a supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions to Tier 1 global service providers and web-scale Internet operators, has announced that Cable Onda, a television service provider in Panama, is enhancing the flexibility, scalability, and efficiency of its DWDM backbone infrastructure with the latest packet optical transport technology from Coriant, the company said.

The high-performance Coriant solution, delivered in collaboration with local partner Grupo Comtel (“Comtel”), will enable Cable Onda to cost-efficiently meet growing demand for service capacity while ensuring a superior broadband experience for its residential and business customers.

Built upon the Coriant® 7100 Nano Packet Optical Transport Platform, Cable Onda is expanding the capabilities of its optical transport infrastructure with deployment of advanced networking features, including Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexing (ROADM) and dynamic photonic switching. These capabilities enable more flexible and efficient management of network capacity while improving the resiliency and performance of Cable Onda´s end-user services, which include high-definition TV, over-the-top (OTT) video, cloud, mobility, Fixed IP, Internet, and digital telephony.

The 7100 Nano enables Cable Onda to cost-efficiently address diverse traffic demands with a flexible system architecture that supports fabric-less switching for OTN, packet, and SONET/SDH, 10G and 100G transparent transport, and WDM with ROADM-on-a-blade or the Coriant® Pluggable Optical Layer. Optimized for metro and regional transport applications, the 7100 Nano also enables Cable Onda to reduce operational costs by minimizing space and power requirements with a compact 5RU chassis and dense, highly integrated service modules.

To simplify and accelerate provisioning of end-to-end capacity, Cable Onda relies on the Coriant Transcend™ Software Suite, which includes the Coriant® Transport Network Management System (TNMS).

Cable Onda, S.A. provides television, Internet, and telephony services for residential, corporate, and SME customers in Panama. The company offers digital television, pay per view, free content, video-on-demand, high definition, and DVR service products. Cable Onda, S.A. is headquartered in Panama City, Panama. Visit

Coriant delivers innovative and dynamic networking solutions for a fast-changing and cloud-centric business world. The Coriant portfolio of edge-to-core packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions enables network operators to cost-efficiently scale network capacity, reduce operational complexity, and create the resilient foundation for a new generation of end-user services, including 5G, IoT, and Internet video.