Sunday, October 2, 2005

Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom selects Alcatel's Metro Ethernet

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), the incumbent operator in Taiwan, selected Alcatel to supply its Metro Ethernet solution to support the roll out of a triple play network.

CHT will deploy the Alcatel 7450 Ethernet Service Switch to aggregate triple play services delivered to residential and enterprise users as part of a fiber-to-the-building (FTTB) project. Phase one of this FTTB project is targeting the end of 2005 to meet the business communication needs of enterprises in Taiwan's major cities. This contract was won in partnership with inTECH (System Integration) and ZyXEL (Layer 2 switches).

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