Ciena Upgrades IMEWE Submarine Cable

IMEWE (India-Middle East-Western Europe), the ultra-high capacity fiber optic submarine cable system, is deploying Ciena´s (NYSE: CIEN) coherent optical solutions and automation software to address network capacity requirements in the region, the company said.

Leveraging edge technologies, Ciena´s solutions provide IMEWE with a network capable of delivering immediate capacity upgrades while providing a foundation for continued growth.

Operators are looking to maximize existing submarine cable infrastructure to deliver reliable, secure and scalable capacity that can meet rising bandwidth demands. By upgrading its submarine network with Ciena, IMEWE is able to meet these requirements with a low-risk, cost-effective network powered by unmatched coherent technology performance and flexibility.

IMEWE submarine cable is an ultra-high capacity fiber optic submarine cable system which links India & Europe via Middle East. The three fiber pair system with total length of approximately 12,091km is well complemented with nine terminal stations forming a consortium of nine telecom carriers from eight countries.

Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) is a networking systems, services and software company that provides solutions to help clients create the Adaptive NetworkTM in response to the constantly changing demands of their users. For updates on Ciena, visit