Guangdong Telecom makes IP move

10 May 2005

The French equipment manufacturer Alcatel has won a contract to expand and upgrade the fixed line infrastructure of the China Telecom subsidiary Guangdong Telecom. The deal, financial details of which were not disclosed, calls for Alcatel to supply its 7750 service router to enhance the telco’s IP-based data services. Guangdong Telecom intends to launch ‘triple-play’ TV, telephony and internet services over its networks as well as enhancing its broadband offering.

China, Alcatel-Lucent, China Telecom Group, Guangdong Telecom