Net Insight signs first order in Austria - an opening to the market in Eastern Europe

MCN is a new competitive central European telephony and internet serviceprovider with already over 40,000 customers in Austria. MCN provides commercial and private customers a wide range of local and long distance integrated services. MCN is now entering Eastern Europe where implementation of fiber optics has come far.

The initial installation comprises of 3 Nimbra One switches and 5 Nimbra 101 access devices, which will be used internally in the Millennium Tower in Vienna, one of Europe's most prestigious enterprise complex.

"Our customers include some of the world's most demanding enterprises. With Net Insight's DTM products, we can offer a strong future proof, multiservice platform for next generation services," said Dipl.-Ing. Andreas Hartl, Technical Director of MCN.

"The installation in the prestigious Millennium Tower contributes to an enormous exposure of Net Insight and our DTM products," said Bengt Olsson, CEO of Net Insight. "The agreement proves our strong position as a network equipment supplier to the local competing network operators, providing sophisticated telecom and datacom services alongside new, innovative Internet solutions."

The network is scheduled for initial deployment during end of May, with commercial traffic including voice, data and video. In a second phase, the agreement targets a wider implementation of a fiber ring between the cities Vienna, Salzburg, and Linz with Net Insight's ASIC-based Nimbra 200-switches.