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High bandwidth optical connectivity for the world’s leading Enterprises, Carriers, and Operators

Wavelength services enable high bandwidth gigabit ethernet network connections to be deployed quickly and easily over Colt IQ network. This enables you to leverage market opportunities and meet the challenge of the rising bandwidth demand driven by the Internet, richer application environments and cloud computing.

Unprecedented reach: Colt has fibre connectivity to more than 27,500+ buildings - including direct fibre connectivity to over 850+ data centres in Europe, Asia and North America - more than any other carrier

Express service: Get multiple 10/100G wavelengths with expedited 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 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.

You can rely on best in class Colt IQ Network with over 12.8Tb of ‘on-demand’ capacity on its optical network. Our Next Generation Optical capabilities are now closer to your locations, meaning you can get the capacity needed between a selection of the most popular data centres. Colt Optical Wavelength service offers inter-data centre proposition that provides aggressive lead times for services up to 100Gbps.

You can leverage Colt’s investment in an ultra-modern DWDM/OTN optical core network – delivering 100 gigabit ethernet today – with a path for future upgradability. Colt’s optical network reach covers over 110 optical PoPs right across all the Colt countries. Colt offers easy access to over 900 third-party data centres – more than any other provider and independently verified by Telegeography.

Colt’s Wave Service directly connects Europe, Asia and North America’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.

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 platforms based on 100G coherent channels enables us to provide point-to-point metro, long-haul and international connectivity at highly competitive price profiles.

Colt delivers its gigabit ethernet wave services over a wholly owned and operated infrastructure, thus ensuring the highest levels of Service Availability. We will work with you to create a bespoke design based on resilient platform with options for protection, and geographically diverse routes that may be required.

Our redundant and diverse network architecture allows you to select the resilience solution that best meets your particular chosen balance of cost, performance and risk.

Choose Colt and you are in safe hands. A company with a secure background, reputation for operational excellence, customer service and an industry award winner. 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 best-in-class services. Our services have been recognised with a string of Metro Ethernet
Forum awards for 12 years, including Best Wholesale Service Provider of the Year, Best Retail Service Provider of the Year and the Award for Service Innovation. Our optical Ethernet services are MEF CE 2.0 certified.

Why choose Colt for Optical services?

Simplicity: Colt is your single partner, leaving no need for multiple suppliers and various network contacts

Resilience: We offer a variety of tiered redundancy and diversity options according to your needs

Cost reductions: You can choose from our multiple service options to ensure you get the best service for your budget.

A seamless service: Enjoy a consistent level of service excellence across network and voice services in all countries

Find out more about our Wave services