Alcatel-Lucent signs 750 mn euro agreements

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New Delhi, Nov 27: French firm Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) today entered into 750 million euros agreements with China Mobile and China Unicom for mobile communications solutions and services.

''Alcatel-Lucent has experienced a significant year in China with an increased market share in both fixed and mobile market sectors.

We are committed to continue supporting our Chinese customers through our flagship company, Alcatel Shanghai Bell,'' Alcatel Shanghai Bell President Frederic Rose said.

Under the agreement with China Mobile valued at 600 million euros, Alcatel-Lucent will provide end-to-end mobile solutions which include GSM/GPRS/EDGE radio and core networking equipment, mobile applications, IP routers and optical networking equipment, to support its extensive network expansion plans.

The agreement with China Unicom, valued at 150 million euros, encompasses a range of industry-leading, end-to-end solutions, including CDMA networking equipment, GSM/GPRS radio and core networking equipment, mobile applications, IP routers, optical networking equipment and related services to support its network deployment and expansion.

With more than 170 customers in more than 90 countries, Alcatel-Lucent has deployed commercial 3G (UMTS/HSPA and CDMA/EV-DO) systems for more than 70 operators worldwide, and played a leading role in the introduction of 3G TD-SCDMA in China.


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