Nortel and Zhone to smooth Telecom Egypt’s transition to VoIP

14 Jun 2006

Telecom Egypt (TE) has contracted Nortel Networks and Zhone Technologies to enable the launch of VoIP and advanced data services across various parts of its network. Under the deal TE will integrate Zhone’s MALC Broadband Loop Carrier Technology with Nortel CS2K Softswitch and ATM network technology, allowing circuit switched voice to move onto a pure packet network. Zhone will also provides a roadmap for the delivery of new voice, video and data services such as ADSL2+, VDSL2, Passive Optical Network (PON), Ethernet and IP Video. The value of the deal was not disclosed.

Egypt, Telecom Egypt