Tuesday, August 15, 2006

China's Ministry of Public Security Selects Alcatel NGN

China's Ministry of Public Security will deploy a next generation network (NGN) from Alcatel. Under the terms of the contract, Alcatel will provide an integrated IP communication solution to meet the large capacity needs of the Ministry and provide efficient and secure communications across 32 provinces and cities.

Upon the completion of the project by the end of September 2006 , the staff of the Ministry of Public Security of China will be able to enjoy interactive and multimedia services including video telephony, video conferencing, Find-Me Follow-Me; which enables a user to receive calls anytime, anywhere through any device, voice virtual private network (VPN) and soft phone applications.

The new network will include the IMS-compliant Alcatel 5020 Softswitch and Alcatel OmniPCX Enterprise. Financial terms were not disclosed.


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