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Nortel wins Turkish contract

Nortel Networks Ltd. has been selected by Turkish construction company Yapi Merkezi to supply the telecommunication...


December 17, 2008  


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Nortel Networks Ltd. has been selected by Turkish construction company Yapi Merkezi to supply the telecommunications solution for the Polatli to Konya section of the Turkish high-speed railway project.

 

The contract, which includes GSM-R, SDH transmission backbone and dispatcher telephony systems, will cover the Polatli-Konya section of high-speed railway which runs between the cities of Ankara and Konya in Turkey. Implementation of the telecommunications portion of the project will begin in 2009 and is scheduled for completion in 2010.

 

The contract, valued at four million Euros, is part of the wider Polatli-Konya high-speed railway superstructure and electromechanical systems program being delivered to Turkish State Railways by Yapi Merkezi.