Teleca is project leader for launch of new telecom and datacom network in UK

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Teleca is project leader for launch of new telecom and datacom network in UK Teleca, on assignment from Ericsson, is repsonsible for project management of the launch of a hybrid configuration of the ENGINE Integral network in the UK. The customer is British Telecom, which is upgrading its backbone network in order to handle the increasing volume of telecom and datacom traffic. The contract is worth SEK 12.5 M to Teleca. Teleca appointed two chief project managers to head the project and to develop a number of AXE applications in connection with it. "The assignment is a breakthrough for Ericsson's ENGINE Integral and secures Teleca's position as a leading supplier of consulting services in the market for converging telecom and datacom technology," notes Markus Enholm, Telecom Manager at the Teleca subsidiary Teleca System Design. "Through its chief project managers, Teleca has had total responsibility both for the implementation and for the total project budget." British Telecom contracted Ericsson to supply a hybrid configuration of the ENGINE Integral network telephony server concept. The project is part of British Telecom's program to modernize and upgrade the existing backbone network, which is based on AXE technology. ENGINE Integral network, Ericsson's global multiservice solution for operators, is capable of handling high-speed services in the voice, data and multimedia segments. It is based on packet-switched broadband technology that enables conventional telephony to be integrated with IP- based traffic in the same network. For further information, contact: Markus Enholm, Telecom Manager, Teleca System Design, tel. +46 8-553 910 00, mobile +46 703-79 22 12. Thomas Pantzar, Executive Vice President, Teleca AB, telephone +46 31-744 80 10, mobile +46 703-79 18 30. Teleca is one of Europe's leading consulting companies in new technology and R&D. Our business concept is to strengthen our customer's market position and time-to-market. This is achieved by providing professional teams with specialist technical expertise to work in partnership with development-intensive companies all over the world. The Group has more than 2,300 employees in 13 countries. It occupies a strong position in the Nordic countries, the UK and France. Teleca is listed on Stockholmsbörsen's Attract40. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker The following files are available for download: