ALU has completed the installation of the Atlas Offshore submarine cable system linking Morocco to France. ALU and NEC won the Asia America Gateway (AAG) submarine system contract (20,000km long between USA and Asia). ALUhas been selected by Kordia (pan-Asian operator) for IP/MPLS-based and optical networking equipment to expand its IP network.
NSN has signed its first IPTV/ VOD contract with Dialog Telecom (Poland). NSN will also supply the set-top boxes for the consumer homes.
Alvarion has been selected by Telkom (S. Africa) to deploy WiMAX networks at 3.5 GHZ.
Cisco has been selected by Teliasonera to deploy its CRS-1 carrier routing system into its new IP NGN network.
Thales Alenia Space will build a DTH TV geosynchronous communications satellite, called THOR 6.