The combination is subject to various insurance regulatory approvals and in addition, the approval of the UK High Court for the transfers of the AGUK and AGLN
portfolios to AGE.
The AGLN Network is state-of-the-art with technology that ensures reliable service.
Rick Fehl, AGLN executive vice president and chief operating officer, noted that "This agreement is further evidence in the appeal of a wholesale dark fiber network in today's business world.
AGLN focuses on expanding its infrastructure to serve companies once considered "off-net.
focuses on serving local, regional and national telecommunication companies, wireless service providers, educational institutions and other commercial entities.
This three-year agreement with AGLN reinforces Alcatel's position as one of the leading global providers of advanced optical fiber solutions.
AGLN will be taking advantage of Alcatel's comprehensive portfolio of optical fiber, cables and connectivity products which have been designed to provide ideal capacity in the metropolitan areas, and to grow with the needs of AGLN's customers over time.
Alcatel's responsive service and outstanding products will be a great asset for AGLN," said Eric Martinez, Executive Vice President and General Manager of AGL Networks.