ADC signs Greenwoods Communications as European distributor

12 August Birmingham, UK/Minneapolis Lightwave Europe -- ADC has announced a new distributor agreement with Greenwoods Communications, an independent provider of custom-built solutions for telecom network operators and OEMs.

12 August Birmingham, UK/Minneapolis -- ADC has announced a new distributor agreement with Greenwoods Communications, one of the UK's leading independent providers of custom-built solutions for telecom network operators and OEMs.

The agreement enables Greenwoods to distribute ADC's fibre and copper connectivity, wireline and wireless products throughout Europe.

"Greenwoods Communications now serves as a major distributor for a broad range of our connectivity, wireline and wireless portfolio and today's announcement underlines our commitment to the channel," said Hubert Schanne, managing director, Europe for ADC.

"With Greenwoods, we aim to expand our market penetration throughout the EU by delivering world-class customer service and solutions to major pan-European telecommunications service providers, mobile operators and large corporations."

Bob Peters, sales and marketing director at Greenwoods Communications, said, "With ADC's products, we believe we can strengthen our portfolio to provide true end-to-end network infrastructure solutions in the UK and globally.

"Our aim is to provide customers with a single source for products and network services. Adding the ADC range to our portfolio strengthens our offering and ensures we provide customers with increased choice."

Greenwoods Communications claims to be the UK's leading independent provider of custom-built solutions for telecom network operators and OEMs. The company supplies the major OEMs, network operators, mobile operators and cable TV companies with services, including outsourcing of procurement and logistics, network installation and deinstallation, and custom design and manufacture.

Customers include Alcatel, Cable & Wireless, Energis, Fibernet, Global Crossing, Nokia, Nortel Networks, NTL, Orange, T-Mobile, Thus and Vodafone.

Since its foundation in 1989, Greenwoods Communications has experienced 40% year-on-year growth and now employs over 400 people. The company's headquarters are based in Birmingham, UK, with a regional facility in Frankfurt, Germany.

ADC offers high-quality, value-added solutions of network equipment, software and systems integration services that enable communications service providers to deliver high-speed Internet, data, video and voice services to consumers and businesses worldwide. ADC has sales into more than 100 countries.

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