Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Alcatel and SaskTel Form R&D Alliance

SaskTel, the incumbent operator in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will Alcatel to conduct joint research and development. Once finalized, the agreement will lead to the creation of approximately twenty new R&D positions to be based in Saskatchewan and jointly funded by Alcatel and SaskTel.

R&D activity resulting from the MOU will focus on the development of advanced software applications to address global market needs. Products and services resulting from the collaboration will be distributed worldwide utilizing the extensive market reach of Alcatel's global sales presence in conjunction with SaskTel Internati

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