Alcatel-Lucent Wins Chinese Packet Core Network Contract

Alcatel-Lucent says that it has won a contract to supply its Evolved Packet Core portfolio to China Mobile for its LTE network deployment.

China Mobile has awarded Alcatel-Lucent 24 percent of its overall EPC network, making Alcatel-Lucent the primary EPC supplier for the entire LTE network. Back in September, China Mobile also selected Alcatel-Lucent to deploy 11% of their new LTE network, consisting of more than 200,000 TD-LTE base stations, by the end of 2013.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

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