French telecom giant Alcatel has been selected by Saudi Telecom to supply equipment for a DSL network that delivers high-speed services to 38 locations across the country.
In a deal worth approximately six million dollars, Alcatel will supply the 7300 Advanced Services Access Manager (ASAM) and the Alcatel 5620 Network Manager (NM) to enable Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) services to its subscribers.
To date, Alcatel has shipped more than 29.4 million lines and its broadband access solutions are prominent in the networks of over 70 of the world's largest carriers.
Alcatel provides communications solutions, enabling carriers, service providers and enterprises to deliver content. With sales of €16.5 billion in 2002, Alcatel operates in more than 130 countries. — (menareport.com)
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