Nordic TeliaSonera to deploy Alcatel's VDSL2-based access network in Finland.
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Paris-based Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext: ALU (Arithmetic Logic Unit) The high-speed CPU circuit that does calculating and comparing. Numbers are transferred from memory into the ALU for calculation, and the results are sent back into memory. Alphanumeric data are sent from memory into the ALU for comparing. ) said on Tuesday that it has secured a deal with Nordic telecoms operator TeliaSonera (Stockholm: TLSN TLSN Texas Lone Star Network
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VDSL - Very high bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line 2-based access network in Finland, enabling the delivery of a full-blown (high-definition) IPTV service offering across the country.
TeliaSonera's fiber-to-the-building (FTTB) architecture makes use of fibre cables that are trenched from the operator's central offices to the basement of (apartment) buildings. From there, the end-users are offered very high-speed broadband applications over the existing, in-building copper wires.
The architecture is based on Alcatel-Lucent's 7354 ISAM FTTB Remote Unit - which has specifically been designed for cabinet and multiple dwelling unit (MDU) deployments. Alcatel-Lucent also will provide a range of professional services related to the network roll-out project.
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