Marconi Wins Big in Texas

Has signed a five-year $80 million networking supply agreement with Grande Communications, a Texas-based broadband service provider

December 11, 2001

1 Min Read

LONDON -- Marconi (NASDAQ and London: MONI) today announced that it has signed a five-year, $80 million networking supply agreement with Grande Communications, a Texas-based broadband service provider. Marconi's solution will bring optical fibre connectivity to within 750 feet of most of Grande's customers, allowing the convenience of buying faster Internet, telephone and cable television services from a single provider. This agreement helps Marconi extend its leadership position in the deployment of Deep Fibre network access. Marconi already has over three million lines of fibre-based access capacity deployed worldwide."Grande Communications' network will be a showcase for Marconi's end-to-end broadband capabilities," said Marconi's Chief Executive Officer Mike Parton. "Our solution provides the capabilities and speed required to ensure that Grande's customers receive reliable, efficient broadband service for many years to come."Marconi PLC

Subscribe and receive the latest news from the industry.
Join 62,000+ members. Yes it's completely free.

You May Also Like