Alcatel-Lucent has signed a contract with China Telecom to provide and maintain an IP/MPLS backbone across ten provinces (Guangxi, Hubei, Jiangxi, Ningxia, Sichuan, Jiangsu, Guizhou, Gansu, Xinjiang and Shanghai). Upon completion in October 2009, China Telecom will be able to deliver advanced broadband services to its millions of subscribers. The contract was awarded to Alcatel-Lucent’s Chinese flagship company, Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell.

Alcatel-Lucent will deploy its 7750 Service Router and 7450 Ethernet Service Switch to support the growing market for more personalized broadband offerings such as IPTV, WebTV, Virtual Private Networks, and 3G/4G mobile.

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