Ericsson wins contract with Saunalahti Group for Ethernet DSL Access

Saunalahti is building their own broadband access network to selected locations in Finland to provide more competitive service offering to the Finnish consumers.

The ADSL connections will be delivered using Ericsson's ultra-compact and scalable Ethernet DSL Access solution which offers a broadband network with low cost of ownership and excellent scalability.

"We are entering a new phase for delivering broadband access to Finnish consumers with a next generation IP DSLAM," says Sami Lumpola, ADSL Product Manager of Saunalahti. "By choosing Ericsson we are well-prepared to challenge the established players in the Finnish market."

Ethernet DSL Access enables a high-capacity, non-blocking network architecture prepared for the growing number of capacity demanding services.

"We are pleased that Saunalahti sees the business opportunities that Ethernet DSL technology adds to traditional ADSL service offering," says Janne Laitala, Sales Director of Ericsson Finland.

Deliveries will start immediately.

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