Fujitsu and Orckit to supply Deutsche Telekom ADSL

Two year country-wide deployment in the offing

Fujitsu and Orckit Communications have won a deal to supply Deutsche Telekom's projected country-wide ADSL network, the companies announced today. Deutsche Telekom will initially deploy in eight German cities, Bonn, Berlin, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich and Stuttgart, and has agreed to deploy a minimum of 35,000 connections over a two year period. Orckit is to supply its FastInternet DSL multiplexer system, providing end-to-end ATM connectivity, while Fujitsu is to integrate FastInternet into its optical systems for future network expansion. ®

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