Monday, December 4, 2006

Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom selects Alcatel-Lucent for IMS

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), the incumbent service provider in Taiwan, has selected Alcatel-Lucent's IMS-compliant solution for real-time, high-quality video telephony and video conferencing services between fixed broadband networks and 3G mobile networks. The service, which is now commercially available, will allow more than three million of CHT's ADSL subscribers to make high quality video calls between the operator's fixed and mobile broadband networks.

Alcatel-Lucent's solution to CHT is based on elements of its IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) solution including the5020 Softswitch with its Call Session Controller (CSC) for multimedia session control and the 8690 Video Telephony Application Server for multimedia applications, which are fully integrated with the best of breed solutions based on Session Border Controller (SBC) and Video Telephony Gateway from partners.

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