New World Telecom Picks Juniper Networks, Nokia Siemens Networks for Metro Ethernet services support

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) says that New World Telecommunications Ltd. will use Juniper’s MX960 and MX480 3D Universal Edge Routers to support Metro Ethernet services aimed at mobile operators and business customers in Hong Kong. Juniper won the contract in partnership with Nokia Siemens Networks.

Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) says that New World Telecommunications Ltd. will use Juniper’s MX960 and MX480 3D Universal Edge Routers to support Metro Ethernet services aimed at mobile operators and business customers in Hong Kong. Juniper won the contract in partnership with Nokia Siemens Networks.

"Backhaul is a very important segment of our Metro Ethernet market and Hong Kong's mobile operators are already planning their network migration to LTE," said Johnny Cheung, executive vice president, Networks and IT of New World Telecom. "Our next-generation of Metro Ethernet provides high bandwidth and clocking synchronization features compliant for LTE build outs, and Juniper's MX Series proved to be highly efficient and the highest performing solution optimized to meet our requirements."

"New World Telecom has to conform to some very stringent service level agreements with its mobile network customers that will become even more demanding -- especially in terms of latency -- as they migrate their networks to LTE," said Mike Marcellin, vice president, product marketing and business strategy, Platform Systems Group, Juniper Networks. "The selection of Juniper by New World Telecom affirms the flexibility and scalability of the MX Series and Junos OS in next-generation Metro Ethernet deployments."

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