has announced thatShanghai Telecom
, a subsidiary of China Telecom, has selected its services for a full-scale, citywide network transformation in
. The contract was signed throughAlcatel Shanghai Bell
, Alcatel-Lucent’s flagship Chinese company.
Upon completion of the project, scheduled for the end of June 2007, Shanghai Telecom’s nine million subscribers in
Under the terms of this contract, Alcatel Shanghai Bell will provide media gateway controllers, media gateways, signalling gateways and the associated network management centre.
Alcatel-Lucent has acquired more than 200 NGN fixed and mobile customers to date, including operators such as BT, China Netcom, Asia Pacific Telecom Group (Taiwan), T-Mobile USA, Cingular, Nextel, Wind, Vimpelcom (Russia) and Telekom Austria.