Alcatel to Supply Italian Wind

Alcatel will supply an intelligent, multi-service optical network with DWDM and SDH systems for Italian operator Wind

November 16, 2000

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MILAN and PARIS -- Wind, the first Italian operator able to offer a global convergence among mobile, fixed lines and the Internet, has selected Alcatel, world leader in intelligent optical networking, to considerably heighten its capability to deliver new high-speed broadband services under a multi-million Euro contract for optical transmission solutions. This two-year frame agreement includes the supply and installation of Alcatel's state-of-the-art DWDM systems (1) as well as of the new-generation SDH solutions (2) - on fiber and microwave radio - to expand WIND's existing national backbone and for its new international network build-out.The equipment provided on a turn-key basis is part of the Optinex family - Alcatel's breed of leading-edge transmission systems.

"One of Wind's basic rules is to overcome what is already existing by innovating the guidelines of global communication", said Franco Grimaldi, Chief Technical Officer of WIND. He added, "To keep the pace with technological avant-garde, we need suppliers able to offer future proof solutions, combined with 360 degree assistance and Alcatel can guarantee this remarkable plus-value."

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