Alcatel joins €2.18 billion project

Australia’s Telstra has selected Alcatel as one of its key strategic partners for the operator’s IP network transformation project.


Telstra has selected Alcatel as one of its key strategic partners for the operator’s IP network transformation project.



As part of the proposed five-year agreement worth €2.18 billion ($2.55 billion), Alcatel will provide Telstra with comprehensive network solutions and end-to-end integration capabilities. Alcatel’s responsibilities include network design and integration, product supply, deployment, maintenance and on-going support.



Telstra and Alcatel have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding under which they will negotiate formal agreements to reflect their strategic partnership.


Telstra’s Network Transformation Project will migrate the Australian carrier’s voice and broadband access networks into a single IP-based infrastructure for the cost-effective delivery of services to Telstra’s customers.