Lucent and World Wild Packet have been selected by Sierre-Energie, a power utility and communications service provider in Switzerland, to deploy Ethernet gear over its FTTH network to deploy IPTV services.
Alcatel will deploy its latest high-end router in Cable & Wireless's Next Generation Network (NGN). It will supply Hanaro Telecom (S. Korea) with a Gigabit Passive Optical Networking (GPON) trial in Korea. It has been selected by Globalcom Data Services in Lebanon to deploy a WiMAX trial network, and will expand its WiMAX trial network with ACCA Networks in Japan.
Ericsson is building a nationwide IMS-based multimedia network in Vietnam for Saigon Postel Telecom (SPT).
Huawei has been selected by Versatel (Germany) to build IP and DWDM national networks. The contract is worth €30m.
Cisco will provide 1Gbps symmetrical broadband speeds on Ethernet FTTH technology in Sweden in cities of Lund and Alvesta.
Meriton has been selected to supply high-speed optical networking equipment for the South-East European Research and Education Network (SEEREN2) in Europe.
ZTE will build a PHS or personal handy-phone system network (limited distance wireless system) in Brazil for Transit Telecom. The target is to attract 500k customers in the next three years.