Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Ericsson Supplies IMS to China Netcom

China Netcom's Beijing division (Beijing Netcom) selected Ericsson to supply an IMS-based multimedia network in Beijing, including Ericsson's IP-Centrex solution. Under the deal, Ericsson will be the sole supplier of the IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) system for Beijing Netcom. Ericsson will also supply system integration services to ensure successful implementation in Beijing Netcom's network. Delivery has started and the network is expected to be completed during April 2007. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Beijing Netcom is planning to use the IMS solution to introduce a host of new multimedia services that combine voice, data, audio and video in time for the Olympic Games in 2008.

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