Thursday, May 29, 2008

Taiwan's Chunghwa Renews TDM Maintenance with Alcatel-Lucent

Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom, has renewed a major maintenance contract with Alcatel-Lucent for a second four-year term. Specifically, Alcatel-Lucent will provide maintenance services on the Alcatel-Lucent 5ESS and S12 switches that make up Chunghwa Telecom's Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM) network, which serves some 12 million subscriber lines. The full suite of service support includes technical support, trouble shooting as well as repairs and return (services. This maintenance contract will help Chunghwa Telecom better manage and maintain its 14 million ports in more than 700 switches distributed across the island. These switches have been in operation at Chunghwa Telecom's network for more than a decade. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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