Wednesday, July 20, 2005

China Netcom Selects Redback for IPTV

China Netcom's Heilongjiang Communications division is deploying Redback Networks' SmartEdge 800 Service Gateways in Harbin, the provincial capital. The SmartEdge platform will be used for new broadband services such as IPTV and Video on Demand as well as advanced business services such as Virtual Private Networks over MPLS. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Heilongjiang Communications , together with Liaoning, Hebei, Shandong and Inner Mongolia, is now the fifth major China Netcom subsidiary utilizing Redback equipment to build their broadband IP infrastructures.

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