BoFiNet Builds National DWDM Backbone Network Using Ribbon’s Advanced Solutions US – English – US – English – PR Newswire | Region & Cash

Supports high-bandwidth connectivity for telecom and internet service providers in all domains Botswana

PLANO, Texas, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real-time communications technology and optical IP network solutions for many of the world’s largest service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure operators to modernize and protect their networks, today announced that it has been selected by BoFiNet , a Wholesale provider of national and international telecommunications infrastructure to upgrade and improve its national backbone network Botswana.

“Our backbone network is not just for service providers Botswanabut also handles an enormous amount of international traffic and plays a crucial role in both pan-African and global connectivity for the whole country,” said Mpho Koolese, Technical Director of BoFiNet. “Ribbon’s solution gives us the flexibility to our customers the connectivity they need today, the resilience and reliability to deliver those services, and the ability to grow and modernize to meet their needs now and into the future.”

BoFiNet backbone network, Botswana largest, supports the company’s mission to provide world-class telecommunications infrastructure to drive connectivity and economic growth. More than 75 of the country’s service providers connect and rely on BoFiNet’s network, which includes 10,600 kilometers (6,500 miles) of fiber optics covering more than 200 towns and villages.

Ribbon provided BoFiNet with a multi-terabit optical network that combines DWDM transport and OTN switching. Based on Ribbon’s Apollo optical network products, the BoFiNet solution provides a fully programmable optical network that supports multiple routing resiliency and dynamic recovery across its pan-national transit optical network. The network has a capacity of 48 channels at 200G per channel with an easy upgrade to 400G as traffic demand increases.

“We worked closely with BoFiNet to develop the advanced solution that leverages the best of DWDM transport and OTN switching to meet their needs,” said BoFiNet Lior TourgemanVP Sales of Ribbon, Africa. “The enhanced capacity, flexibility and resilience enables BoFiNet to support service providers with a variety of needs while continuing to realize its vision to be at the forefront of the continent’s digital transformation.”

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Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) provides communications software, IP and optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors worldwide. We work closely with our customers, helping them modernize their networks to improve their competitive position and business outcomes in today’s intelligent, always-on, and data-hungry world. Our innovative end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scalability, performance and agility, including software-centric core-to-edge solutions, cloud-native offerings, leading security and analytics tools, and IP and optical networking solutions for 5G. We continue to have a strong focus on our environmental, social and governance (ESG) commitments and provide our stakeholders with an annual sustainability report. To learn more about Ribbon, please visit rbbn.com.

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