Alcatel-Lucent PR, 7/21/10
Alcatel-Lucent today announced that it has been selected by both China Mobile (NYSE: CHL; 0941.HK) and China Telecom (NYSE: CHA; 0728.HK) to deploy its Passive Optical Networks (PON)-based solutions to deliver a wide range of next-generation broadband services such as HDTV and high-speed Internet throughout China.
Alcatel-Lucent's fiber-based solutions will be deployed in 14 provinces for China Mobile, and in more than 18 provinces for China Telecom. The contracts were secured through Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell (ASB), Alcatel-Lucent's flagship company in China.
Under the contracts, Alcatel-Lucent will deploy its 7342 Intelligent Services Access Manager Fiber-to-the-User (ISAM FTTU) platform. Alcatel-Lucent is also supplying a wide range of optical network units (ONU) to support fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and fiber-to-the-building (FTTB), and will provide its comprehensive professional services - including network deployment, integration and maintenance.