Tuesday, July 11, 2006

China Netcom Selects Alcatel's 7750 for Shanxi and Shandong

Shandong and Shanxi Netcom, two subsidiaries of China Netcom, have selected Alcatel's IP solution to expand and optimize their metropolitan networks across the Shandong and Shanxi provinces. The two contracts were won through Alcatel Shanghai Bell. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Under the terms of the contracts, Alcatel will deploy its 7750 Service Router (SR) in Qingdao, the major city in Shandong Province, and in Changzhi and Jincheng in Shanxi province. The projects, which are expected to be completed in August 2006. will support residential Triple Play services and enterprise services such as Layer 2 Virtual Private LAN service (VPLS) and Layer 3 VPNs, which are provided with IP/MPLS Quality of Service.

Alcatel noted that all major Chinese operators, including China Netcom, China Telecom, China Unicom, and China Mobile, have selected the Alcatel 7750 Service Router to optimize the delivery of high-performance carrier data, voice and video services.


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