Alcatel-Lucent and China Unicom sign USD120 million agreement for mobile solutions

17 May 2007

Alcatel-Lucent has announced that it has signed a USD120 million agreement for mobile communications solutions and services with China Unicom. The agreement encompasses a range of network projects China Unicom has undertaken or plans to undertake in 2007 and includes a CDMA2000 1xEV-DO Rev. A high-speed data network upgrade to be implemented in Macau, as well as a further expansion in the CDMA core network, radio solutions, and applications that will support China Unicom’s broader mobile network expansion. The agreement also provides for GSM/GPRS/EDGE core and radio network solutions and optical network components in support of China Unicom’s GSM service offerings.

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