Telecom Egypt contracts Alcatel for IP upgrade

17 May 2006

Telecom Egypt has contracted Alcatel to upgrade part of its network and roll out VoIP services. Under the agreement Alcatel will support Telecom Egypt in transforming part of its existing TDM network into an IP network. It will provide key components of its IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) solution, including the 5020 Softswitch as well as the 7510 and 7515 Media Gateways to communicate between the existing TDM and new IP networks. In addition, Telecom Egypt will deploy Alcatel’s 7750 Service Router and 5620 Service Aware Manager in multiple sites.

Egypt, Telecom Egypt