China Telecom will field Cisco ASR 9000 Series Routers

China Telecom will deploy Cisco’s (NASDAQ:CSCO) Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series (ASR 9000). The first phase of the deployment will see ASR 9000s installed in China's developed coastal regions, including Shanghai, Fujian, and Guangdong. China Telecom will use the new equipment to help provide the converged services including IPTV and virtual private networks (VPNs).

China Telecom will deploy Cisco’s (NASDAQ:CSCO) Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series (ASR 9000). The first phase of the deployment will see ASR 9000s installed in China's developed coastal regions, including Shanghai, Fujian, and Guangdong. China Telecom will use the new equipment to help provide the converged services including IPTV and virtual private networks (VPNs).

Cisco touts the ASR 9000’s video delivery features, which include content caching and in-line video performance monitoring, as key attributes that will help China Telecom support its triple-play strategy.

"China Telecom, as the industry leader and an excellent comprehensive telecom service provider, has been experiencing robust growth in its user base and application level,” according to John Ng, senior vice president of Cisco Greater China Theatre and general manager of the Cisco China Telecom Business Unit. “Cisco is honored to strengthen its partnership with China Telecom in providing the Cisco ASR 9000 Series routers to help the company roll out more IPTV services for users. We strongly believe that by building on the success of this relationship, we can both further solidify our leadership positions in the industry and stay in the competitive edge."

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