Quick Takes: Alcatel to work with NY transit

Quick Takes: Alcatel to work with NY transit

Alcatel wins New York City transit interlocking project

Alcatel, a Paris Internet solutions company, has been selected by the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority for the Bergen Street "Solid State Interlocking" project. The three-year project involves the replacement of the current relay-based interlocking system by Alcatel's newest generation of solid-state interlocking technology - Alcatel's 6151 LocTrac - as well as the upgrading of signals, trip stops and track switches.


CPCNet selects Cisco MPLS technology for China VPN service

CPCNet Hong Kong, a CITIC Pacific company and one of the largest providers of IP-based solutions for businesses in Greater China, has chosen Cisco's MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) technology to implement its next-generation corporate private network solution TrueConnect. Cisco Systems is in San Jose, Calif.


Compaq unveils telco real-time billing with UshaComm

Compaq, Houston, Texas, is developing a new method for telecommunications operators to bill their broadband customers for all voice and data services. Compaq, working with Usha, a communications company in Portland, Ore., unveiled the telco industry's first next-generation billing solution that provides true zero latency Enterprise-enabled real-time capability.


Lucent sells next-generation ring DWDM optical equipment

Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, N.J., made a three-year agreement with Verizon to expand the capacity of Verizon's regional inter-office core network throughout the United States. Verizon named Lucent its exclusive provider for future deployments of ring Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) technology.


Juniper, Ericsson build Guangxi Provincial IP Network

Juniper Networks Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., is partnering with Ericsson for Guangxi Mobile Communications Company. Guangxi Mobile is using Juniper Networks' systems to build the mobile edge and backbone IP network for eight cities in the province. Guangxi Mobile is the latest subsidiary of China Mobile Communications Corp. to deploy Juniper Networks M-series routers.


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