ESB Telecoms chooses Coriant to enhance optical network

Coriant, a global supplier of open, disruptive, and hyperscale networking solutions for service providers and web-scale Internet operators, has announced that ESB Telecoms Ltd. has selected Coriant industry-leading packet optical transport and service optimization technology to enhance the performance of its nationwide high-speed network infrastructure, the company said.

Optimized for efficient, low latency transport of Carrier Ethernet, IP, SDH, and optical wavelength services, the new network enhancements build upon a Coriant technology foundation and include deployment of the Coriant® mTera® universal switching platform for agnostic service aggregation and software-enabled dashboard reporting and analytics for sophisticated end-to-end performance management.

ESB Telecoms, one of the wholesale providers of managed bandwidth services in the Republic of Ireland, owns and operates an extensive fiber optic network that spans 42 nationwide Points of Presences and connects major data center sites throughout the country. With its new deployment, ESB Telecoms is leveraging the latest advances in Coriant´s carrier-class solutions portfolio to improve network utilization and service efficiencies across its packet and optical (Layers 1-3) enabled infrastructure in response to increasing demand for Data Center Interconnect (DCI) and other high-bandwidth services.

ESB Telecoms Ltd. is the telecoms subsidiary of ESB, the Irish energy utility. ESB Telecoms Ltd. owns and operates the National Telecommunications Fibre Optic Network covering the entire country. It also operates 450 telecommunication towers and sites on which all major Irish telecommunications companies have substantial installations. Customers of ESB Telecoms Ltd. include all Mobile Phone operators, Irish Government bodies, licensed FM operators and Wireless Internet services providers. Learn more at

Coriant delivers innovative and dynamic networking solutions for a fast-changing and cloud-centric business world. The Coriant SDN/NFV-enabled portfolio of open, disruptive, and hyperscale solutions and Multi-Sided Platform innovations helps network operators cost-efficiently scale network capacity, reduce operational complexity, and create the resilient foundation for a new generation of mobile, video, and cloud services.