Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Telcordia Sees Growth in Its Fiber Network Design and Management Solutions With Worldwide FTTx Deployments

Portugal's Sonaecom Is the Latest Operator to Select Telcordia Network Engineer to Ensure a Fast, Efficient Next-Generation Network Access Rollout; Cuts Time-to-Market by 80 Percent--

Worldwide communications service providers (CSPs) that are installing next-generation fiber access networks are increasingly relying on Telcordia for their network design and management needs. Sonaecom, Portugal's leading provider in the telecommunications, broadband and media market, is the latest operator to select Telcordia for anational Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) rollout, designed to serve more than one million homes.

For Sonaecom, the key to reducing the cost, complexity and time to market for its broadband installation is Telcordia's suite of network planning and engineering solutions, including Telcordia Network Engineer, a geospatial network management system that enablescomprehensive design, documentation and management of the physical network and its associated inventory.

Sonaecom initially deployed Telcordia Network Engineer in 2001 anduses it to support a EUR 240 million (US$354 million) FTTH network expansion that will be available to more than 2.6 million Portuguese residents by 2011. Eliminating redundant CAD systems is just one of the ways that CSPs use Telcordia Network Engineer to support major network transformation projects.

For more information about Telcordia, visit http://www.telcordia.com/.

For the full press release, click here.

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