Sunday, October 15, 2006

SK Telecom Selects Lucent's Optical Cross Connect Systems

SK Telecom, South Korea's largest wireless service provider, has selected Lucent Technologies' optical networking systems for building out the operator's intelligent backbone networks. Specifically, Lucent will deliver its next-generation optical cross connect (OXC) system, the LambdaUnite MultiService Switch (MSS), to major central offices of SK Telecom, completing the deployment by the end of December. Lucent's Optical Management System (OMS) will provide network management and provisioning capabilities for the deployment, and Lucent Worldwide Services will provide professional technical support. Financial terms were not disclosed.