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NEC selects TPACK for advanced 10Gbps solution

Dec 12 2006: Copenhagen, Denmark: NEC has signed a long term technology cooperation contract with TPACK for development of an advanced 10 Gbps solution targeting the SpectralWave UN5000, NEC SpectralWave Multi-Service Platform. The agreement was signed by Mr. Yamashita, General Manager of the Optical Network Division at NEC and Mr. Peter Viereck, President and CEO of TPACK during a special ceremony at the Royal Danish Embassy in Tokyo, which was attended by both the Danish Prime Minister, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, and the Danish Ambassador, Freddy Svane.

The agreement includes development and delivery of an advanced 10Gbps Ethernet over SONET/SDH solution for the SpectralWave UN5000 platform, which is extensively deployed in the Worldwide market. New customer requirements and a desire for greater flexibility prompted NEC's decision to choose TPACK .

'NEC is committed to innovation in our products to better meet our customers' needs. The TPACK based solution will provide the flexibility to accommodate new requirements in the future', stated Mr. Mikio Yamashita, NEC.

'We are excited and honored to be selected by NEC for this project. It is a perfect example of how TPACK's value proposition can be exploited to provide rapid delivery of enhanced solutions with the flexibility to react to uncertain future demands', stated Peter Viereck, CEO TPACK.

NEC becomes the 6th tier 1 equipment vendor to license TPACK technology since the company's start in 2001.

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About NEC Corporation
NEC Corporation (NASDAQ: NIPNY) is one of the world's leading providers of Internet, broadband network and enterprise business solutions dedicated to meeting the specialized needs of its diverse and global base of customers. NEC delivers tailored solutions in the key fields of computer, networking and electron devices, by integrating its technical strengths in IT and Networks, and by providing advanced semiconductor solutions through NEC Electronics Corporation. The NEC Group employs more than 150,000 people worldwide. For additional information, please visit the NEC home page at:
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TPACK is a leading provider of linecard solutions for packet data transport and switching. This includes Ethernet/MPLS over NG-SONET/SDH and Carrier Ethernet, including PBT and T-MPLS. TPACK solutions are based on Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) devices that allow rapid development and customization. This allows TPACK to meet customer specific needs without sacrificing time-to-market. TPACK's customer base includes Tier 1 equipment providers who account for more than 50% of the optical transport equipment market. TPACK is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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