Finnet selects Ericsson for IP backbone network expansion

Press release  |  Nov 25, 2003 08:46 (GMT +00:00)

"Ericsson's Packet Backbone Network solution, together with Juniper Networks routing products, meets Finnet's growing IP network demands for speed, reliability and scalability," explains Seppo Hänninen, managing director of Finnish 2G. "With this solution, we can provide optimal data connections to our customers - irrespective of their location."
The new IP network transmits voice, data and multimedia services at speeds of up to 10 Gbit/s.

Ericsson's PBN solution for Finnish 2G includes Juniper Networks routing products and related maintenance services provided by Ericsson. Ericsson's PBN offering also includes network management and professional services. Juniper Networks products are well-suited for new and extended IP networks requiring scalability, high capacity and the delivery of new IP services.

The contract between Ericsson and Finnet covers implementation of the Juniper Networks routing products, system support and product warranty services. Construction began last spring, and the network has been in commercial service since summer 2003.

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