General Dynamics to Provide Installation & Technical Support of fSONA Optical Wireless Systems

Apr 04, 2001, 01:00 ET from General Dynamics

    NEEDHAM, Mass., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Worldwide
 Telecommunication Systems has agreed to provide installation, technical
 support and maintenance of the optical wireless systems of fSONA
 Communications Corporation, of Richmond, Canada.  General Dynamics Worldwide
 Telecommunication Systems, of Needham, Mass., is a business unit of General
 Dynamics (NYSE:   GD).
     "Expanding capacity is critical to a network's ability to support devices
 with higher bandwidth requirements," said Dick Scott, vice president and
 general manager of the wireless services division of General Dynamics
 Worldwide Telecommunication Systems.  "Our engineers and technicians will be
 working side-by-side with fSONA to bring customers voice, video and data
 transmissions, faster and cheaper."
     For the past several months, General Dynamics has worked with fSONA
 completing trial installations in British Columbia, New York and California.
 These projects will be expanding later this year to the United Kingdom, Italy
 and other international sites.  Additionally, working with fSONA, General
 Dynamics will develop installation guidelines, install customer equipment and
 provide operation and maintenance guidelines.
 
     About General Dynamics Worldwide Telecommunication Systems
     General Dynamics Worldwide Telecommunication Systems has been delivering
 telecommunications solutions for more than 40 years, in all 50 states and more
 than 40 countries.  With more than 3,400 employees, General Dynamics Worldwide
 Telecommunication Systems is an industry-leading provider of integration,
 installation, management, operations and support services for wireline and
 wireless, terrestrial and spaced-based voice video and data networks.
     General Dynamics Worldwide Telecommunication Systems pioneered the rapid
 deployment of wireless communications networks by offering a fully-integrated
 turn key solution set to both established carriers and broadband
 entrepreneurs, and has deployed more than 10,000 wireless sites around the
 globe.  More information about General Dynamics Worldwide Telecommunication
 Systems is available at http://www.gd-wts.com/ .
 
     About General Dynamics
     General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs
 approximately 46,000 people and anticipates 2001 sales of approximately $11.5
 billion.  The company has leading market positions in business aviation,
 information systems, shipbuilding and marine systems, and land and amphibious
 combat systems.  More information about the company can be found on the web at
 http://www.generaldynamics.com .
 
 

SOURCE General Dynamics
    NEEDHAM, Mass., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Worldwide
 Telecommunication Systems has agreed to provide installation, technical
 support and maintenance of the optical wireless systems of fSONA
 Communications Corporation, of Richmond, Canada.  General Dynamics Worldwide
 Telecommunication Systems, of Needham, Mass., is a business unit of General
 Dynamics (NYSE:   GD).
     "Expanding capacity is critical to a network's ability to support devices
 with higher bandwidth requirements," said Dick Scott, vice president and
 general manager of the wireless services division of General Dynamics
 Worldwide Telecommunication Systems.  "Our engineers and technicians will be
 working side-by-side with fSONA to bring customers voice, video and data
 transmissions, faster and cheaper."
     For the past several months, General Dynamics has worked with fSONA
 completing trial installations in British Columbia, New York and California.
 These projects will be expanding later this year to the United Kingdom, Italy
 and other international sites.  Additionally, working with fSONA, General
 Dynamics will develop installation guidelines, install customer equipment and
 provide operation and maintenance guidelines.
 
     About General Dynamics Worldwide Telecommunication Systems
     General Dynamics Worldwide Telecommunication Systems has been delivering
 telecommunications solutions for more than 40 years, in all 50 states and more
 than 40 countries.  With more than 3,400 employees, General Dynamics Worldwide
 Telecommunication Systems is an industry-leading provider of integration,
 installation, management, operations and support services for wireline and
 wireless, terrestrial and spaced-based voice video and data networks.
     General Dynamics Worldwide Telecommunication Systems pioneered the rapid
 deployment of wireless communications networks by offering a fully-integrated
 turn key solution set to both established carriers and broadband
 entrepreneurs, and has deployed more than 10,000 wireless sites around the
 globe.  More information about General Dynamics Worldwide Telecommunication
 Systems is available at http://www.gd-wts.com/ .
 
     About General Dynamics
     General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs
 approximately 46,000 people and anticipates 2001 sales of approximately $11.5
 billion.  The company has leading market positions in business aviation,
 information systems, shipbuilding and marine systems, and land and amphibious
 combat systems.  More information about the company can be found on the web at
 http://www.generaldynamics.com .
 
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