Friday, November 23, 2007

Algérie Télécom Selects Ericsson's Softswitch

Algérie Télécom has selected Ericsson as sole supplier and systems integrator for its upgrade to an all-IP network. Under the agreement, Ericsson will supply its Telephony Softswitch solution to migrate the operator's national transit layer to a next-generation network architecture. Ericsson will also be responsible for network deployment, support, and training services. Deployment and systems integration will start in November, with the migration set to be completed by mid-2008. Financial terms were not disclosed.