Contracts: tw telecom wins over Texas; Alcatel-Lucent and Telecom Egypt; and more


Cable Bahamas, cable and broadband service provider in the Bahamas, has selected Nokia Siemens Networks voice over cable (VoC) softswitch platform to roll out the services.

Department of Defense, other agencies able to upgrade voice networks to all-IP Nokia Siemens Networks’ technology for all-IP based voice, video and data communications has been accorded ‘Approved Products List’ (APL) status by the U.S. government’s Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). The certification allows the Department of Defense (DoD) and other government agencies to purchase the company’s Military Next Generation (Mil NGN) solution. Read more.

Maxis Berhad, communications service provider, is deploying Alcatel-Lucent’s 100 gigabit per second (100G) optical coherent network solution. Maxis’ optical backbone network is the first 100G single carrier with optical coherent technology system commercially deployed in Asia-Pacific. Read more.

Telecom Egypt puts first 40G Mediterranean system in service using Alcatel-Lucent’s advanced coherent technologyTelecom Egypt, telecommunications services provider, and Alcatel-Lucent, have announced that the TE-NORTH Cable System is in service. To implement the upgrade, Alcatel-Lucent used the latest 1620 Light Manager product, previously deployed as part of the original USD 125 million contract, and which was subsequently upgraded to 40G. Read more.

Huawei, announced it successfully enabled China Telecom to optimize its Shenzhen CDMA network to serve the 26th Shenzhen Summer Universiade. To do this, China Telecom adopted Huawei’s intelligent storm solutions. Read more.

tw telecom, a leading provider of managed services, including Business Ethernet, converged and VPN solutions for enterprises and large organizations across the U.S. and globally, announced it has been awarded a 5-year contract by the State of Texas. Read more.

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