Nortel Get Their Skates On!

Nortel will give voice to the XX Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy today through its fixed business telephony solutions which support the global sporting event’s 2,500 athletes, 10,000 media and the Olympic staff.

Based on Nortel’s Communication Server 1000 solution the private fixed telephone network for the Games delivers voice services through approximately 14,000 phones to all official sites including the Torino 2006 Organizing Committee’s headquarter in Turin, 16 games fields, press and media facilities as well as Olympic and Media Villages.

“Nortel has been at the forefront of research and innovation in the communications industry for more than a century, challenging limits with the same spirit of performance excellence that every athlete requires to become a champion,” said Peter Kelly, President Enterprise EMEA for Nortel. “Nortel has delivered a champion carrier-grade telephony network designed to ensure highly reliable communications support throughout all Olympic sites.”