China Mobile, China Telecom select Alcatel-Lucent FTTH/FTTB PON deployments

July 21, 2010
JULY 21, 2010 -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has added two more Tier 1 service providers to their roster of GPON customers. The company announced that China Mobile and China Telecom will deploy its to deploy its 7342 Intelligent Services Access Manager Fiber-to-the-User (ISAM FTTU) platform in passive optical networks (PONs) throughout China.

JULY 21, 2010 -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has added two more Tier 1 service providers to their roster of GPON customers. The company announced that China Mobile and China Telecom will deploy its to deploy its 7342 Intelligent Services Access Manager Fiber-to-the-User (ISAM FTTU) platform in passive optical networks (PONs) throughout China.

Alcatel-Lucent’s GPON gear will be deployed in 14 provinces for China Mobile, and in more than 18 provinces for China Telecom. The contracts were secured through Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell, Alcatel-Lucent’s flagship company in China.

In addition to its 7342 ISAM FTTU platforms, Alcatel-Lucent also will supply optical network units (ONUs) for both fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) and fiber-to-the-building (FTTB) applications. It will provide professional services - including network deployment, integration, and maintenance -- as well.

Alcatel-Lucent says it is currently involved in over 100 FTTH projects worldwide, over 85 of which are with PON.

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