Videotron adds Ciena packet-optical transport systems to fiber-optic network

Ciena Corp. (NYSE: CIEN) says it has supplied its 6500 Packet-Optical Platform to Canadian service provider Videotron. The packet-optic transport systems will enable the Quebec-based telecommunications provider to leverage its fiber-optic network to offer such advanced services as 4K TV and colocation. Videotron has offered Ultra HD set-top boxes since last year and began offering sports programming in 4K this…