Alca-Lu wins with Telecom NZ

10 Dec 2008

Telecom New Zealand has awarded Alcatel-Lucent a contract to install an IP Multi-Protocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS)-based mobile backhaul solution to handle traffic on its new W-CDMA/HSDPA cellular network which is currently being rolled out nationwide. Alcatel-Lucent’s solution features pseudowire technology, which adapts various traffic and media types from the W-CDMA base stations into IP/MPLS. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

New Zealand, Alcatel-Lucent, Spark New Zealand Group