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Coriant to Exhibit at Indatel Network Annual Summer Symposium

7100 Packet Optical Transport Platform from Coriant to be Highlighted for Rural Exchange Carriers

NAPERVILLE, Illinois, 10 June 2014 – Coriant, a global supplier of dynamic metro-to-core transport solutions, today announced it will exhibit at the Indatel Annual Summer Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee, from June 10-12, 2014. INDATEL is a consortium of 26 independent rural telecom service providers, 24 statewide fiber network operators, and 500 Rural Local Exchange Carriers. Together, they comprise of 80,000 miles of fiber optic backbone network serving more than 5,000 local communities. The Coriant 7100 Packet Optical Transport Platform will be featured on-site at the Symposium.

Widely deployed in service provider networks around the world, the 7100 Packet Optical Transport Platform is an integrated multiservice transport system that provides a dynamic optical networking solution for wireless, fixed-line and business services networks. Dynamic optical networking supports current network needs while enabling flexible network expansions. This flexibility is achieved through scalable architectures, cost optimized by multi-degree Reconfigurable Optical ADM (ROADM) technology. The 7100 provides industry leading efficiency, scalability and flexibility offering enterprises a better solution to meet increasing user demand for mobile Internet.

"Our 7100 Packet Optical Transport Platform is ideal for independent network operators. It improves efficiency by offering multiple services in a single unit. It reduces CAPEX and OPEX through the seamless addition of new services and locations in a matter of hours, not weeks," stated Alan Pritchard, Regional Vice President of Sales for Coriant. "This flexibility is especially important to independent network operators because it gives them the ability to seamlessly and cost-effectively scale to support regional build-outs. As a new member of the Indatel Network, we are pleased to be able to showcase our 7100 series in Nashville."

Supporting up to 88 channels and with interfaces ranging from 100 Mbps to 100 Gbps, the Coriant 7100 Packet Optical Transport Platform offers scalability, service flexibility and cost effectiveness. Together, these capabilities enable true "next-generation" transport networking. The 7100 also features intelligent services interfaces that deliver Add/ Drop Multiplexer (ADM) capability, Layer 2 packet switching, and OTN multiplexing and switching. Coupled with software-configurable ports supporting SONET/SDH, OTN, Ethernet and Storage Area Network (SAN) interfaces, the 7100 supports the service flexibility required in today's rapidly evolving networks.

About Indatel Network

INDATEL is a team of wholesale carriers dedicated to providing best-in-class, cost effective transport connectivity via fiber optic network routes in rural and metropolitan areas. Between our members, who are primarily made up of independent rural telecom service providers, we are able to deliver reliable bandwidth solutions in rural and underserved markets. INDATEL, and its members, are uniquely positioned to provide telecommunication connectivity to many places other providers cannot. To learn more about INDATEL, please visit www.Indatelgroup.org.

About Coriant

Coriant, founded as an independent company in 2013, is an industry-leading supplier of dynamic metro-to-core transport solutions. We serve over 500 customers globally, including 90% of the world's top 50 service providers. Our end-to-end product portfolio and software-defined networking solutions enable mobile and fixed lined operators to reduce network complexity, increase service velocity, and improve resource utilization as transport networks scale in response to a new generation of high-bandwidth services and applications. The company operates worldwide in more than 48 countries, with R&D centers in Asia, Germany, Portugal and the United States, as well as a state-of-the-art production center in Berlin, Germany. Learn more at www.coriant.com.


Scott Larson Media Relations Coriant +1.978.250.3433 scott.larson@coriant.com


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