Global Crossing Ltd. (Hamilton, Bermuda) announced an agreement with Lucent Technologies (Murray

Global Crossing Ltd. (Hamilton, Bermuda) announced an agreement with Lucent Technologies (Murray Hill, NJ) for fiber and equipment for the Pan-European Crossing (PEC) segment of Global Crossing`s planned worldwide network. Under the agreement with Lucent, Global Crossing will be among the first to deploy optical technologies developed at Bell Labs, including the 80-channel WaveStar OLS 400G DWDM system and WaveStar BandWidth Manager. Lucent`s TrueWave reduced-slope optical fiber is also included under the contract, as well as financing for PEC. Construction for PEC has already begun, with several phases scheduled through 2000 and beyond.

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