Ericsson win contract with SATEL for Russia's first Ethernet DSL Access network

Press release
Nov 04, 2003 08:07 (GMT +00:00)
Ethernet DSL Access will provide Infoline's customers with highspeed connections to Internet by upgrading existing phone lines with Ethernet DSL technology.

Ethernet DSL Access is designed with low cost of ownership and scalability in focus to be able to bring DSL to the mass market. Through multiannex ADSL2 and wirespeed throughput, the solution gives operators the possibility to offer their subscribers the entire spectrum of broadband access services.

"Cooperation with Ericsson during implementation of the Ethernet DSL network allows us to keep up with the constant progress and offer our clients full freedom when choosing the solution that corresponds best to their needs," says Roman Romanov, Deputy General Director of Satel. "It provides a low-risk way of meeting customers demands for Internet access".

"We are pleased to continue the relationship with the Satel Company Group which has evolved over 6 years," says Eddie Ahman, President of Ericsson in Russia. "Our cooperation began in the area of small-scale corporate communications systems and PBX distribution, as well as system integration based on Ericsson equipment, today SATEL continues to select the most advanced solution enabling their client - Infoline - to offer high-speed Internet access services, and at the same time decreasing capital costs".

Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world.