Adelphia Uses Ciena for Distance Learning

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Adelphia Communications Corp. has deployed Ciena Corp.’s optical Ethernet platform across western New York.

The platform connects 106 school districts serving 189,000 students. Adelphia is able to offer distance learning, video conferencing and broadband data networking using the gear.

Ciena is supplying its CN 4300 managed optical services switch, CN 2200 managed optical Ethernet multiplexer and CN 2101 WaveSplicer, which is a passive course wave division optical add/drop multiplexer.