Deutsche Telekom contract
AT&T Network Systems Deutschland, based in Bonn, Germany, has been awarded an estimated $10 million contract to supply fiber-optic cable to Deutsche Telekom, Europe`s largest telecommunications company. The cable is being used to upgrade the telecommunications infrastructure of former East Germany and is planned for Deutsche Telekom`s Optical Passive Access Line (OPAL `96) network. AT&T Network Systems` fiber-cable manufacturing facility in Augsburg, Germany, and Denmark-based Lycom A/S, a subsidiary of AT&T Corp., will produce fiber-optic cables and singlemode optical fiber for the project. Norcross, GA-based AT&T Network Systems will also supply singlemode optical fiber.