Colt Wave Best-in-Class for Optical Networking

Your Trusted Connectivity Partner

Colt’s high bandwidth optical wavelength services directly address the requirements of enterprises, carriers, operators and GCN players requiring connectivity between major sites and data centres. The service provides both metro and long-haul options at bandwidths of 1G, 2G, 4G, 8G, 10G, 16G, 32G, 100G and 400G.

As your global capacity requirements increase, you need a connectivity partner who can provide the flexibility, reliability and economic efficiencies which will enable your business to expand and grow.

A clear upgrade path to higher bandwidths is essential – and sometimes services are needed quickly, in order to respond to immediate opportunities or to support changes to your IT environment. Colt offers both the technical expertise and commercial flexibility to deliver premium high bandwidth optical services – from a reliable, longstanding partner you can trust.

Direct to the DC

Colt’s Wave Service directly connects Europe and Asia’s top data centre locations, delivering wavelengths where you need them most. Many of our data centre locations feature pre-provisioned DWDM equipment, meaning we can provide extremely rapid service turn-up and bandwidth upgrade potential within days.

Flexible Bandwidth Service

Colt understands you need the flexibility to upgrade, change and reroute bandwidth as your business matures. We offer a range of commercial options, including lease and IRU terms, to provide you with the flexibility to plan your business. Our deployment of state-of-the-art optical based on 100G up to 800G coherent channels, enables us to provide point-to-point metro and long- haul connectivity at highly competitive price profiles.

A partner with a difference

Choose Colt and you are in safe hands. A company with a secure background, reputation for operational excellence, customer service and an industry awardwinner. Colt’s track record is second to none, with leading Fortune 100 banks and the world’s foremost carriers trusting us with their high bandwidth service requirements. You’ll be sharing in the same proven technology and bestin-class services.


Point to Point Optical Services – 1G to 400G High bandwidth optical services can be provided from 1G to 400G, and support industry standard presentations and interface types:


Technical Features

1G Ethernet

  • 1000BASE-SX, 1000BASE-LX, 1000BASE-T


  • 100GBASE-SR4*, 100GBASE-LR4, OTU4 G.959



400G Ethernet

  • 400GBASE-FR4



Fibre Channel

  • 1G, 2G, 4G, 8G, 10G, 16G and 32G Both Unprotected and Protected options are available. *Not available in Asia
  • 10G OTU2, OTU2e, STM-64
  • 10G OTU2, OTU2e, STM-64

Benefits at a glance

  • Unprecedented reach

    Colt has fibre connectivity to more than 32,000 buildings – including direct fibre connectivity to over 1000 data centres in Europe and Asia – more than any other carrier

  • Express service

    Get multiple wavelengths with expedited delivery between a selection of the most popular data centres

  • State-of-the-art networking

    Leverage Colt’s investment in an ultra-modern DWDM/OTN optical core network – delivering 100G and 400G today – with a path for future upgradability

  • Reliability

    Our business is to protect your business. High availability can be assured using our resilient platform with options for protection, and we will work with you to design a service which is geographically diverse from other routes you may currently use

  • Extensive, wholly owned fibre footprint

    Colt’s services are provided on our own fibre endto- end, providing you with the best possible SLA

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