Monday, December 3, 2007

Taiwan's Chunghwa Awards IMS Contract to Nokia Siemens Networks

Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom has selected Nokia Siemens Networks for its five-year Next Generation Network IMS (NGN IMS) plan.

Under a contract valued at EUR 21 million, Nokia Siemens Networks will deliver to Chunghwa infrastructure and services as part of its IMS Core solution, and will also provide its consumers and business customers VoIP and fixed softswitching solutions. The FMC solution will be deployed turnkey, including network implementation and system integration services and warranty for a two year period to ensure the smooth migration. Deliveries will start in December. In addition, Chunghwa's technical staff will get domestic and overseas competence development trainings.

Chunghwa is already using the Nokia Siemens Networks' 3G, fixed network, and legacy VoIP solutions.