Monday, December 1, 2008

Alcatel-Lucent Wins US$230M CDMA Deal with China Telecom

China Telecom awarded a US$230 million contract to Alcatel Shanghai Bell to increase the capacity and coverage of its mobile voice and data network throughout the country. Specifically, Alcatel Shanghai Bell will provide its end-to-end CDMA wireless networking solutions for China Telecom in 56 cities of 9 provinces in China. The deployment is currently underway and the expanded network will begin providing commercial services by the end of 2008. Alcatel Shanghai Bell also will provide IP service routers and applications platforms and services for the deployment.

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