Ericsson selected as prime integrator for first Greek Digital City
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-2 March 2007-Ericsson selected as prime integrator for first Greek Digital City(C)1994-2007 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Swedish telecomms solutions provider Ericsson (Nasdaq: ERIC) said on Friday (2 March) that it has signed a turnkey contract with the city of Trikala to implement its plans for the creation of the first Greek Digital City.
Ericsson is the prime integrator for this turnkey FTTx backbone telecommunications infrastructure project, which will bring broadband services to the city.
Ericsson is also the sole supplier of switching, Wi-Fi systems and a metropolitan area fibre optic network, as well as related telecomms services, such as consulting, deployment, systems integration and customer support, until 2008.
The fibre optic Metropolitan Area Network (MAN), extending about 15 kilometres throughout the city, will link a range of buildings including the town hall, hospitals, schools and universities, cultural and sporting centres, and trade chamber, as well as the police force, fire service, tax authority, meteorological institute and semi-industrial park of the city.
The MAN will be linked to both the National Network of Public Administration (Syzefxis) and the Internet, providing high-speed, high-quality broadband services, Ericsson said.
No financial details were provided.
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