Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Hanaro Telecom Selects Alcatel for GPON Trial

Hanaro Telecom selected Alcatel for its Gigabit Passive Optical Networking (GPON) trial in Korea. The GPON trial started in October 2006. Hanaro Telecom is deploying the Alcatel 7342 Intelligent Services Access Manager fiber-to-the-user (ISAM FTTU).

Alcatel said it is currently engaged in more than 16 GPON projects worldwide, including with Verizon (US), Ministry of Communications (Kuwait), Jonkoping (Sweden), Singtel (Singapore), and City Cable Shunan Corporation (Japan).