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Nortel brings VoIP to Olympics

Briefs | 05/01/2007 10:53 pm EDT

The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) has announced Nortel Networks as the "official converged network equipment supplier" for the event. Under the sponsorship agreement Nortel will supply the first all-IP local-area network, supporting VoIP, data and video traffic, for the Games at 15 venues in Vancouver and Whistler. The news follows Bell Canada's decision to use Nortel equipment for the event's wide-area network.

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