Tuesday, August 2, 2005

China's Hubei Telecom Selects Alcatel IP Service Routing

Hubei Telecom, a subsidiary of China Telecom, has selected the Alcatel IP service routing solution to expand and optimize its metropolitan area network for delivery of high-quality IP-based data services in Hubei province. Hubei Telecom will deploy the Alcatel 7750 Service Router (SR) in the province's three major cities, Wuhan, Yichang and Huanggang. These cities are seeing a growing demand from consumer and business markets for advanced user-centric broadband services. Upon completion of the project in August, Hubei Telecom will be able to deliver multiple services from a single network infrastructure, including a bundled triple play offering (advanced voice, high-speed Internet and IPTV), high speed Internet access for residential users as well as Layer 2 and 3 virtual private network (VPN) services for enterprises. The contract was won through Alcatel Shanghai Bell. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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