June 17, 2008

ARCADIS to Check Glass Fiber Networks for Reggefiber

ARNHEM, The Netherlands, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consulting, design and engineering company, today announced that it will check the glass fiber networks that Reggefiber B.V. has installed in the Netherlands. The assignment is aimed at quality control on the construction of the connections to ensure efficient business operations going forward and to maintain the value of the network. The ambition is to check the glass fiber connection to some 300,000 houses annually. This leads to potential gross revenues of EUR 4 million per year for ARCADIS.

The assignment will include checks for compliance with regulations for mounting and installing connections. In addition, ARCADIS will look into the processing of connections into the network administration. The checks will be performed in the so-called passive domain (the technical room, the cable/tube infrastructure, including the connection in the end customer's house).

ARCADIS has already been active in the telecommunications market for more than ten years as part of its infrastructure activities. Since the year 2000 the company has been closely involved with glass fiber network initiatives in the Netherlands. A comparable check was performed earlier for the glass fiber network in Amsterdam. In addition, ARCADIS provides telecommunications consulting services to several clients including governments and private industry.

ARCADIS is an international company providing consultancy, design, engineering and management services in infrastructure, environment and facilities, to enhance mobility, sustainability and quality of life. ARCADIS develops, designs, implements, maintains and operates projects for companies and governments. With more than 13,500 employees and over EUR1.5 billion in gross revenue, the company has an extensive international network that is supported by strong local market positions.

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