Tuesday, March 7, 2006

CeBIT: Lucent Announces $300 Million in Contracts

Lucent announced seven multi-year contracts at CeBIT with a combined value of $300 million. These include:

  • an pgrade of T-Systems' global IP/MPLS network, featuring deployment and maintenance services from Lucent and routers from Juniper Networks

  • deployment for Kazakhstan Telecom of a new IP-based next-generation network in the capital city of Astana, to support advanced voice and data services for business and residential subscribers. The network will be managed from a Network Operations Center supplied by Lucent Worldwide Services.

  • expansion of frame agreements with Telecomunikacja Polska for the supply of Stinger DSL and AnyMedia Access Systems from Lucent's Accelerate Next-Generation Communications Solutions portfolio, enabling broadband Internet access as well as providing a base for the future introduction of new IP services such as VoIP and IPTV.

  • extension of major agreements between Lucent and T-Com for the operator's optical transport network.

  • award of a prime contract by the U.S. Army for the European Dense Wave Division Multiplexing-Optical Transport Network (DWDM-OTN) project, covering network integration services and optical equipment and software to create a multi-country European high-speed optical network.

  • agreement with Sky Link, a telecommunications holding company established to develop a nationwide CDMA450 network in Russia, selected Lucent to expand and upgrade Sky Link's CDMA2000; EV-DO network in 10 new regions in Russia.

  • Lucent Worldwide Services will integrate a billing solution for Russia�s MegaFon by Lucent Worldwide Services.

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