Infinera (Nasdaq:INFN), a provider of Intelligent Transport Networks, announced on Monday that Dacom
Crossing, a Korean provider of international IP communications, has deployed the Infinera DTN-X packet optical networking platform.
JDSU (Nasdaq: JDSU) (TSX: JDU), a provider of communications test and measurement solutions, announced on Tuesday (11 November) that the company's service assurance solution platform, NetComplete, has been selected by LG Dacom
, a triple-play service provider in South Korea.
(13) Particularly as the country's third largest cellco, LG Telecom, is owned by LG Corp (holding company of which LG has a controlling share of 37%), added to which the LG Group owns Dacom
and Powercomm--Hanaro and KT's direct rivals.
Hyeong-Kyu Kim, Director of the Transmission Network Unit from DACOM
. "The new networks allow DACOM
to continue to provide a low-cost, value-added leased line service to our subscribers."
"We chose Foundry because we needed a best-of-breed, wire-speed, non-blocking Layer 3 Gigabit Ethernet switch and server load balancing solution to enhance the scalability and reliability of our metro service network," said Kwang-Mo Lee, team leader of Dacom
. "Foundry products have rich Layer 3 and Layer 4-7 web switching functionalities which enable us to proactively manage network performance, distribute content intelligently and maintain high service availability.
will also be the base for the Bluetooth initiative, a personal area network which will ensure that your hand-held computer and phone are always synchronised.
Key blue chips rose, with Samsung Electronics gaining 18,000 won, Hyundai Electronic Industries 750 won, SK Telecom 16,000 won, Dacom
4,000 won and Pohang Iron and Steel 1,800 won.
Globalstar, led by founding partner Loral Space & Communications, is a partnership of the world's leading telecommunications service providers and equipment manufacturers, including Qualcomm Incorporated, Alcatel, Alenia, China Telecom (HK), DACOM
, DaimlerChrysler Aerospace, Elsacom (a Finmeccanica company), France Telecom, Hyundai, Space Systems/Loral and Vodafone AirTouch Plc.
Furthermore, Korea adopted the WTO Agreement's regulatory principles and introduced competition in all sectors through a phased-in approach.(109) For example, the government first introduced competition in core basic services in 1991 when it allowed a second international long-distance provider, Dacom
, to compete with Korea Telecom.(110) In 1996, Dacom
also began operating as the second domestic long-distance provider.(111) In October 1997, Korea Global Telecom became the third international long-distance provider.(112) In addition, in 1999, Korea Telecom's monopoly on local access is scheduled to end and the new operator, Hanaro Telecom, will begin service.(113) The government adopted a more aggressive approach to introducing competition for mobile services.
The Psion Dacom
PC card modem business had been hard hit by the shift to embedded modems but overheads have been cut and first-half sales rose 17% to 28.9m pounds ($46.5m) with Ethernet cards, GSM and ISDN products showing solid growth.
Lucent has announced contracts for its 16-channel systems with major customers around the world including KPN and WorldPort of the Netherlands, Telefonica of Spain, NETs of France, Bayernwerk of Germany, AT&T of the US, Alestra of Mexico, China's Ministry of Information Industries and Dacom
Its Milton Keynes-based division Psion Dacom
, which makes modem cards that slot into lap top PCs, will face slower sales this year as lap tops with built-in modems are now expected to appear in the shops as early as this spring.