Monday, July 19, 2010

Taiwan's Far EasTone selects Alcatel-Lucent's Carrier Ethernet

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), a major telecom operator in Taiwan, has selected Alcatel-Lucent for an IP network transformation that will converge its exiting metro network with IP/MPLS-based Carrier Ethernet infrastructure. Specifically, Alcatel-Lucent will supply FET with a Carrier Ethernet solution that includes its 7750 Service Router, 7705 Service Aggregation Router (SAR), 7210 Service Access Switch (SAS) and 5620 Service Aware Manager. Alcatel-Lucent will also provide surround services and expertise in the areas such as project management, consulting and design, integration services, installation, deployment and maintenance. Financial terms were not disclosed.