KPN Deploys Nortel 40G

KPN delivers broadband in Belgium with Nortel 40G-ready optical solution

September 24, 2008

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THE HAGUE -- KPN Belgium NV/SA, a subsidiary of KPN is providing pervasive broadband services across Belgium using a Nortel* [NYSE/TSX: NT] 40G-ready optical solution. The updated KPN optical backbone network will significantly increase the network capacity and improve the overall service experience. KPN is a leading European provider of new generation telecommunications services.

KPN plans to use its enhanced Belgian backbone optical network to meet the increasing demand for bandwidth-sapping applications for business and residential users such as corporate VPN’s, storage solutions, Internet video and other bandwidth consuming applications. It will also be cost-competitive helping to satisfy growing consumer appetite for competitively-priced bundled multiplay packages of land line and broadband services.

“We aim to free our customers from bandwidth constraints so that users can access the services they need – such as high-speed Internet as well as related Internet-based applications and services,” said Pär Nilsson CEO, KPN Belgium. “Carriers all over the world are wrestling with staggering demand for more bandwidth and we believe that our enhanced network equips KPN Belgium to address those challenges and deliver the very best customer experience.”

KPN Telecom NV (NYSE: KPN)

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