AT&T names Fujitsu to its metro, long-haul optical domain list

AT&T (NYSE: T) has added Fujitsu as one of its optical and transport network vendors on its Domain Supplier, or preferred suppliers, list.

Although financial terms of the agreement are still being negotiated, Fujitsu will be able to compete for new metro and long-haul optical network projects.

Developed in late 2009, AT&T's Domain Supplier program is centers around driving collaboration between its equipment and software vendors to ensure it can prepare its network to respond to user's fluctuating and growing needs.

Fujitsu (OTC: FJTSY.PK), which previously held the second Domain Supplier status, joins Ciena (Nasdaq: CIEN), which replaced Nokia Siemens Networks as its first optical domain supplier.

In addition to AT&T, Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU), Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) and Juniper (NYSE: JNPR) were named IP-based network domain suppliers in August 2010.

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