Monday, July 17, 2006

Hellenic Telecom Selects Huawei for IP DSLAMs and Metro Ethernet

Hellenic Telecommunications (OTE) selected Huawei Technologies to build an IP DSLAM broadband access and Metro Ethernet bearer network.

Huawei will provide OTE with ADSL2+ IP DSLAM access equipment with a 200,000 line capacity. The Metro Ethernet equipment will serve approximately one hundred nodes in Greece's two largest cities, Athens and Thesalonniki. Based on this new network, OTE can provide its residential users with high-speed internet access service now, and IPTV, Triple Play services in the future.

Huawei noted that it has shipped over 22 million IP DSLAM lines to date.

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