Contract with Tele Danmark potentially worth up to £20 million (US$29 million) over three years

December 4, 2000

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LONDON -- Marconi has signed a framework agreement with Tele Danmark potentiallyworth up to £20 million over three years, in its latest optical networktechnology success.Tele Danmark is one of five major telcos in the liberalised Danishmarket and currently has over 90% market penetration. The Marconi SDH(Synchronous Digital Hierarchy) technology will provide a key componentof Tele Danmark's 10Gbit/s network layer.

Commenting on the decision to go with Marconi, Tele Danmark VicePresident Henning Dickow said: "We've been using Marconi technology forseveral years, and at this key stage in our network development theMarconi systems will fulfil our essential needs, with a good balancebetween cost and system performance."Peter Brown, Marconi president Europe, Middle East, Africa andAustralasia (EMEA), said: "This contract provides further proof that weare the leading 10Gbit/s equipment supplier in Europe - and the worldleader overall in SDH technology."

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