ALU will deploy an optical networking system with intelligent control plane for Turk Telecom. It has been selected by the Beijing municipal government to deploy an optical transport network solution in Beijing (completion by August 2008).
NSN is providing Bulgarian operator Neterra with an advanced fibre-optic transport network. It will expand Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom 3G network for an amount of $115m. NSN has provided the infrastructure for live television transmission of UEFA EURO 2008 to Swisscom. It is supporting Mobile 3.0 (Germany) mobile broadcast TV launch in Germany. It signed a managed services agreement with Embarq (USA) to assume operation of Embarq’ s voice network.
Thales Alenia Space has delivered the new Chinese telecom satellite Zhongxing-9.
Ericsson is supplying its mobile softswitch solution to PTC (Poland).
Nortel has been ordered a GSM-R upgrade by Deutsche Bahn (Germany). It will provide its Metro Ethernet Routing Switch 8600 to Verizon Comms to provide Provider Backbone Bridge (PBB) technology in its metro Ethernet backbone.