Ribbon Supports Thailand’s Service Providers and Enterprises with Advanced IP Optical and 5G Capabilities

Innovative, flexible and cost-effective offering enables 5G, Metaverse and smart enterprise networks
May 31, 2022

Bangkok Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real time communications technology and IP Optical networking solutions to many of the world’s largest service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure operators to modernize and protect their networks today announced that its IP Optical portfolio, which enables service providers to deliver innovative services rapidly and manage the need for increasingly high bandwidth, complex network slicing automation, and overall pressure on profitability, is available in Thailand.

“Ribbon’s solutions are designed to help operators address the challenges wrought on by the pandemic and the advent of new forms of communications, such as 5G, more flexibly and cost- effectively,” said Sam Bucci, Executive Vice President & General Manager of Ribbon’s IP Optical Networks Business Unit.  “Combining optimized hardware, automation software and an open architecture, our IP Wave portfolio is the solution of choice for service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure companies to rapidly create and deliver innovative new services.”

Today and tomorrow’s technologies require next-generation networks for improved speed, agility, security and economics. Service providers are embracing software-based, intelligent and flexible disaggregated solutions that allow them to shift away from proprietary hardware solutions and access these critical benefits.

Ribbon’s solutions portfolio serves both service provider and enterprise customers with a broad range of innovative offers including but not limited to:

  • IP Wave solutions provide advanced technology, state of the art automation and IP Optical networks optimized to guarantee service performance, granting service providers and enterprises the service agility needed to lead in today’s environment, coupled with improved economics.
  • 5G solutions deliver automated, optimized IP Optical networking, advanced network slicing capabilities and the advanced timing required for 5G, allowing services to be delivered with guaranteed performance levels and supporting network sharing and maximizing network asset utilization. 5G mobile network operators and 5G xHaul wholesalers who leverage these capabilities can enhance return on investment by providing cost-optimized mobile xHaul supporting the rapid introduction of new 5G services such as mobile services for online gaming and eHealth.
  • Ribbon’s TM400_2 line card, part of the Apollo optical networking portfolio, leverages 400G ZR+, a disruptive technology that incorporates pluggables to deliver improved economics and flexibility. This revolutionary transport solution provides an interoperable, open ecosystem that addresses today and tomorrow’s needs.

Born from the combination of a number of innovative companies across the telecom vendor ecosystem including Sonus, GENBAND, Nortel, Edgewater, Anova Data and ECI, Ribbon’s solutions are found in the networks of many of the world’s largest companies such as Optus, Bharti, Rogers, SNCF, Colt, Moratelindo, Bezeq and more. The company’s institutional investors include JP Morgan Chase, one of the world’s leading financial institutions.

“For years now, Thailand’s leading operators have been leveraging the solutions of our component companies to maximize return on their network investment. We’re thrilled to offer this full set of IP Optical solutions to help them move to a software-focused disaggregated approach that delivers increased flexibility and accelerate test, trial and deployment timeframes,” added Jason Zhu, Assistant VP, APAC, IP Optical Unit.  

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