Huawei wins VTX FTTH network contract, faces 17 lawsuits

Thursday 10 October 2013 | 14:34 CET | News
Swiss telecom services provider VTX has selected Huawei as technology partner for the roll-out of its FTTH network, IT Reseller reports. Huawei won the contract following an evaluation of several suppliers by VTX. Meanwhile, Swiss newspaper 'Handelszeitung' reports that Huawei Switzerland is currently facing 17 lawsuits worth over CHF 9 million. The largest claim is by Swiss data centre and network operator Swissfiber Menziken (SFN), which is seeking CHF 8.75 million from the company for failing to fulfil contractual obligations. Huawei spokesperson Michele Wang said that SFN's claim had no

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: Huawei China / Swissfiber Menziken / VTX
Countries: Switzerland
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