Wednesday, March 9, 2005

Germany's EWE TEL selects Alcatel Softswitches

EWE TEL GmbH, a regional telecommunications provider in Germany has selected Alcatel's softswitches and media gateways. EWE TEL will start the migration of the existing infrastructure to an IP-based next-generation network (NGN) in the German states of Lower Saxony, Bremen, and Brandenburg, setting a course for growth.

The main components of the solution Alcatel is providing to EWE TEL are the Alcatel 5020 Softswitch and Alcatel 7510 Media Gateways, which provide the link between voice and data. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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