China Telecom selects Alcatel-Lucent IP service routers for Guangdong Province

27 Jul 2007

Alcatel-Lucent has announced that Guangdong Telecom, the largest provincial subsidiary of China Telecom, has selected it as a strategic partner for its province-wide metro area network (MAN) optimisation project. Alcatel-Lucent will provide its IP/MPLS routing solution enabling Guangdong Telecom to deliver advanced IP business and residential services and later roll out additional value added services such as IPTV. The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2007. The contract was secured through Alcatel Shanghai Bell, Alcatel-Lucent’s flagship company in China.