China-Uzbek deal is a gas for Alca-Lu

20 Aug 2009

Alcatel-Lucent has inked a deal with Asia TransGas, an Uzbek oil and gas pipeline operator, for the provision of a communications network for the 500km Uzbekistan-China gas pipeline. The vendor, which hopes to complete the rollout by the end of summer 2009, says that it will install a turnkey, integrated communications solution, including radio and optical transmission, satellite-based TV system and phone devices, voice switching systems and local area networks. No financial details have been disclosed.

China, Uzbekistan, Alcatel-Lucent