Tuesday, November 8, 2011

China Unicom Picks Alcatel-Lucent for GPON in 29 Provinces

China Unicom has selected Alcatel-Lucent for one of the largest fiber broadband access networks to date in China. China Unicom plans to extend its broadband access network with GPON technology in 29 provinces using Alcatel-Lucent's 7360 Intelligent Services Access Manager (ISAM) FX – the company's highest capacity fiber access platform. Financial terms were not disclosed.

“This project represents another major milestone in the rapid expansion of broadband in China. It also demonstrates our strong and growing leadership position in the FTTx market as we help accelerate availability of superfast broadband throughout China," stated Rajeev Singh-Molares, President, Asia-Pacific at Alcatel-Lucent.

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