TE SubCom partners with Ciena to deliver submarine cable networks

TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) company, and Ciena (NYSE: CIEN), a network strategy and technology company, have agreed to an alliance that furthers the advancement of open submarine cable networking solutions, the companies said.

Customers seeking a single point of contact for both wet plant and dry plant will have the option to combine TE SubCom´s advanced wet plant designs and marine installation with Ciena´s industry-leading 6500 Packet-Optical Platform, powered by WaveLogicâ„¢ coherent optics, to create a powerful and flexible next-generation undersea cable system.

TE SubCom (SubCom), a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, is an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology and marine services, and a leading global supplier for today´s undersea communications requirements.

TE Connectivity is a USD12 billion global technology leader.

Ciena is a network strategy and technology company.