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Internet2 to Maximize Research Network Performance with CenturyLink’s Advanced Optical Fiber

Today the Internet2 advanced technology community announced it has selected CenturyLink’s new low-loss fiber network to transform its research and education network. The improved network performance that results will benefit researchers within the community as they strive to further our understanding of our world and the universe. “This acquisition will upgrade Internet2’s Network with new fiber optimized to support the demands of its new all-coherent open-line system. CenturyLink has also been selected to provide the professional services to migrate Internet2 to its new platform, which will be equipped with a flex-grid open-line system being provided by Ciena.”