October 24, 2005 Spokane Valley, WA -- World Wide Packets, a provider of Carrier Ethernet access networking platforms, has announced an agreement with Sprint North Supply, a division of Sprint Nextel, to provide active Ethernet platforms delivering up to 10-Gbit/sec connectivity. The agreement is expected to expand World Wide Packets' presence among Sprint's customer base, while allowing Sprint North Supply to expand into the market for Ethernet access equipment.
Sprint North Supply is a distributor of single-source, integrated product and service platforms to the communications industry.
"We are committed to providing best-of-breed, next-generation network technology. World Wide Packets has an impressive solution that is standards-based with solid quality-of-service capabilities, which enables a broad range of differentiated broadband services for carriers and municipal customers," comments Brad Clark, vice president of marketing for Sprint North Supply.
"Combining Sprint North Supply's extensive industry presence with our world-class solution creates a compelling opportunity for both companies," adds Chad Whalen, senior vice president of business development for World Wide Packets. "Sprint North Supply's industry expertise will help broaden the reach and deployment of our products, while we are committed to supplying them with the innovative solutions their customers expect."
According to a press release, World Wide Packets is currently presenting its products as part of Sprint North Supply's nationwide "FTTx Technology Tour."