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Huawei confirms contract to build Swisscom metro network

Monday 3 July 2017 | 12:43 CET | News
Huawei has confirmed a five-year contract to build a metro network for Swisscom. Huawei is the sole supplier on the contract, which according to Swiss media reports, it beat out Cisco for. Swisscom will use Huawei's Cloud Metro solution introduced earlier this year. The upgrade is expected prepare the operator for new services such as 5G and edge computing.

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Companies: Cisco / Huawei / Swisscom
Countries: Switzerland
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