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China Mobile Offers IP Ultra-Broadband Network Deal To Alcatel-Lucent

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Alcatel-Lucent and China Mobile on Thursday sign comprehensive frame agreement that includes IP networking and 4G TD-LTE technology paving way for future network functions virtualization and cloud-based services.

The one-year comprehensive frame agreement valued at up to Euro 750 million to provide technology will move the world’s largest mobile service provider to an all-IP ultra-broadband network paving the way for future network functions virtualization (NFV) and cloud-based services, said a release from Alcatel-Lucent.

The announcement coincides with a visit to France by Chinese president Xi Jinping to commemorate the 50th anniversary of French-Chinese diplomatic relations.

In 2013, China Mobile selected Alcatel-Lucent to provide its innovative lightRadio 4G TD-LTE overlay, Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and small cells technology to support the new 4G network.

Key Facts:

  • China Mobile is the world’s largest mobile operator and reaches more than 750 million subscribers across the country.
  • Alcatel-Lucent has had a major presence in China for more than 30 years through Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell.
  • Agreement makes Alcatel-Lucent a key provider of technology ranging from IP networking to ultra-broadband access , including, but not limited to:
    • Wireless ultra-broadband access technology, such as lightRadio 4G TD-LTE overlay and upgrades to existing networks in preparation for 4G TD-LTE deployment as well as the lighRadio Metro Radio Outdoor (MRO) Small Cells co-created by China Mobile and Alcatel-Lucent.
    • IP Networking, such as Evolved Packet Core (EPC), IP routing technology and next generation optics transmission, such as OTN 100G technology.
    • Fixed ultra-broadband access technology, such as GPON.
    • Professional services.
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