Monday, February 28, 2005

China Telecom Deploys VPLS with Alcatel

Zhejiang Telecom, the second largest provincial subsidiary of China Telecom, is using Alcatel's 7750 Service Router to offer a Virtual Private LAN Service (VPLS) solution to deliver high-quality Ethernet services for enterprises. Alcatel believes this is the largest VPLS network in China, with more than 200 customers from the medical, transportation, and retail markets. The project was won through and implemented by Alcatel Shanghai Bell.

Zhejiang Telecom is using the Alcatel 7750 Service Router (SR) and Alcatel 5620 Service Aware Manager (SAM) to provide its customers with multipoint connectivity between corporate and subsidiary sites across the Zhejiang metropolitan area. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The Alcatel 7750 SR has also been chosen by China Telecom to be deployed in the operator's nationwide IP/MPLS network: ChinaNet2. It has also been deployed in the networks of all key China carriers including China Netcom, China Mobile and China Unicom.


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