Monday, July 20, 2009

China Mobile Deploys Alcatel-Lucent's GPON

China Mobile has named Alcatel-Lucent as sole supplier for the deployment of a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network in 10 cities across the provinces of Guangdong and Anhui. Guangdong Mobile and Anhui Mobile will use GPON to deliver broadband services over distances of up to 20km. The contracts were secured through Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell.

Alcatel-Lucent will deploy its 7342 Intelligent Services Access Manager Fiber-to-the-User (ISAM FTTU) platform, the company's flagship GPON solution for the delivery of ultra-high-speed services to residential and business users.