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Shantinagar, Karnataka, India, 2008/01/16 - Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd ("Huawei"), a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announced that it has successfully helped MTNL, India's second large.
The successful deployment of the MPLS network will help MTNL transform its legacy TDM (Time Division Multiplexing) network into highly available carrier-class IP MPLS bearer network which will support more services such as NGN, 3G, VPN, etc.
High end products deployed through the project will help MTNL provide SLA (service level agreement) driven, highly available services with latest technologies like TE-FRR (Fast Reroute), MPLS Traffic Engineering, NSF (Non-Stop Forwarding) and H-QoS (Hierarchical Quality of Services) , providing highest order 50ms restoration and a capability to provide Per Subscriber- per service kind of Quality of Service.
The MPLS backbone network construction was awarded to Huawei after stringent technical and commercial evaluation by MTNL, serves two of the biggest cities – New Delhi, capital of India and Mumbai, the financial hub of India.
The project is all set to expand extending the MPLS services access to the business users and carry all value added, triple play services, successfully running for select customer on IP MPLS Backbone currently to the residential users through Metro Aggregation project, which is under deployment by Huawei.
Currently, MTNL’s MPLS backbone network has a broadband subscriber base of over 500,000 and is expected to increase by over 2 million subscribers in the future.
"MTNL has been taking the lead in Indian telecom industry and has made outstanding contributions to the rapid development of the Asian telecom industry", said Max Yang, CEO Huawei India, "MTNL has high appreciation for Huawei's E2E MPLS backbone network solution. We wish to continue the momentum, step up the cooperation with MTNL and to provide more innovative and customized solutions and services to them."
MTNL (MAHANAGAR TELEPHONE NIGAM Ltd) was founded by the Indian government on April 1, 1986. MTNL is dedicated to improving the quality of telecom services, expanding telecom networks, providing new services, and increasing telecom revenues for Delhi, India's political center and Mumbai, India's commercial center. With rapid development over the past 20 years, MTNL has become one of the largest telecom operators in Asia. MTNL had a subscriber base of 5.92 million by March 31, 2006.
Huawei Technologies is a leader in providing next generation telecommunications networks, and now serves 35 of the world's top 50 operators, along with over one billion users worldwide. The company is committed to providing innovative and customized products, services and solutions to create long-term value and growth potential for its customers.