Tuesday, June 21, 2011

ZTE to Build BSS/OSS for Singapore's National Broadband Network

Nucleus Connect, the Operating Company (OpCo) of Singapore's Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (Next Gen NBN) has selected ZTE to build the BSS (Business Support System) and OSS (Operational Support System) platforms to support various end-to-end services such as business operations, billing, fault management, network management and maintenance.

ZTE said its BSS/OSS solution allows customized configurations which work well with an open access environment. It is expected to provide Nucleus Connect with fast and reliable service provisioning, multi-mode billing and effective network operation. In addition, the BSS/OSS delivers maintenance through flexible process management, overlapped resource modeling, powerful SOA structure and easy-to-scale interfacing models. Financial terms were not disclosed.http://www.zte.com.cnhttp://www.nucleusconnect.com

  • Nucleus Connect is responsible for designing, building and operating the active infrastructure of Singapore's Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (Next Gen NBN).

  • In September 2009, Nucleus Connect selected Huawei Technologies and Alcatel-Lucent as primary vendors.
    Huawei was awarded a seven year contract to provide the end-to-end full turn-key active network solution and professional EOT (Establish, Operate, Transfer) services for the entire Next Gen NBN. The offering includes 80-Tbps IP core Clustering Router, Next Generation DWDM optical transmission, Aggregation Service Router, Terabit GPON access platform, Carrier Ethernet Switch, Multi-service ONTs and the Unified network management system for the entire active network. Alcatel-Lucent was selected as the systems integrator for its business and operations support systems (BSS/OSS). Alcatel-Lucent's solution is built using strategic partners' off-the-shelf best of breed software products using service-oriented architecture (SOA) and data modeling is in accordance to the TM Forum SID (shared information data) model.

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