Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Alcatel-Lucent Joins Broadband Project for Eastern Poland.

Alcatel-Lucent has signed an agreement with TP Group and HAWE SA to spur the rollout of broadband infrastructure in eastern Poland.

Poland has been granted almost € 1.5 billion for the development of broadband infrastructure in 2007-2013, including 300 million for the program "Broadband Network for Eastern Poland".

Under the agreement, Alcatel-Lucent, TP and HAWE will work with local governments to develop a model of EU funds absorption and implementation of ICT broadband projects, covering the phases of network design, construction and operation, addressing the needs of Eastern Poland "voivodships" (regional governments) and other selected regions in Poland.