Monday, May 23, 2011

Alcatel-Lucent Wins Managed Services Contract with China Unicom - Fujian

Fujian Unicom – a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Unicom – has selected Alcatel-Lucent to manage its mobile and fixed networks in the booming cities of Xiamen and Nanping in south-east China.

"With our extensive experience of multi-vendor network maintenance, Alcatel-Lucent will become a single point of contact for maintaining Fujian Unicom's networks in Xiamen and Nanping, helping reduce the complexity and costs associated with managing large networks on this scale. This strengthens our position as a leader in managed services in China and underlines our strong local presence through Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell, our Chinese flagship company," stated Rajeev Singh-Molares, President, Asia Pacific, Alcatel-Lucent.

Alcatel-Lucent noted that it currently provides management to more than 100 networks, supporting more than 250 million subscribers in the process. Major customers include E-Plus, Oi (formerly Brasil Telecom), Mobily, Telecom New Zealand, Orange Austria, Orange Switzerland, Reliance, Sunrise Switzerland, Bharti Airtel and Vivacom.

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