Malaysia’s TM selects Alcatel-Lucent’s IP broadband access and services for triple play
Paris, August 2008 – Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that it has been awarded a two-year frame contract worth Euro 6.5 million in collaboration with KUB Telekomunikasi Sdn Bhd (KUBTel) for supplying an Internet protocol (IP)-based fixed broadband access solution for Telekom Malaysia Berhad ™. Alcatel-Lucent’s broadband access solution will enable TM to quickly and cost-effectively roll out triple play services and extend its nationwide coverage. Alcatel-Lucent also is responsible of the network integration and maintenance.
KUB Telekomunikasi Sdn Bhd, a local telecommunication and ICT solution provider, will install and commission the system, as well as provide nationwide technical support.
“This project reinforces our strategic relationship with TM and KUBTel, which already has selected Alcatel-Lucent’s Metro Ethernet and aggregation solutions. With our industry-leading IP broadband access, TM is now equipped with the key component of Alcatel-Lucent’s Triple Play Services Delivery Architecture,” said Pierre Cheyron, Country Senior Officer and Managing Director of Alcatel-Lucent in Malaysia.
Alcatel-Lucent will supply its 7302 Intelligent Services Access Manager (ISAM) and the related 5523 AWS Element Manager.
Alcatel-Lucent remains the uncontested market leader in broadband access, with more than 173 million digital subscriber lines (DSL) shipped to date. More than 190 customers have adopted the ISAM product family globally – a figure that includes over 80 per cent of the top 20 DSL operators in the world. It is also a global leader in the field of design, deployment, operation and maintenance of network through its Services business.
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