Washington DC, June 16, 2008 – Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced it has signed a USD 1 billion framework agreement for 2008 with China Mobile to provide mobile communication equipment and services. This agreement was secured through Alcatel-Lucent’s flagship company in China, Alcatel Shanghai Bell.
Under the frame agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will provide China Mobile with mobile core network solutions, wireless network solutions, TD-SCDMA equipment, applications, transmission and IP router equipment and the related services. Alcatel-Lucent’s cutting-edge products and solutions will further enhance China Mobile’s network capacity and performance to help China Mobile provide high-quality services for its end-users.
“We are delighted to be selected to continue providing solutions and services to China Mobile. China Mobile is one of our company’s main strategic cooperation partners.” said Olivia Qiu, President of Alcatel Shanghai Bell, “The strategic frame agreement with China Mobile reinforces Alcatel-Lucent’s position as a trusted partner, as China Mobile relies upon our network solutions and services to meet their growing demand for mobile and now fixed services and in advancing China’s telecommunication industry.”
The frame agreement signing ceremony, witnessed by Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan who was on an official visiting trip to USA, was held today in Washington, DC.
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprise and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. As a leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications and services, Alcatel-Lucent offers the end-to-end solutions that enable compelling communications services for people at home, at work and on the move. With operations in more than 130 countries, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The company has the most experienced global services team in the industry, and one of the largest research, technology and innovation organizations in the telecommunications industry. Alcatel-Lucent achieved revenues of Euro 17.8 billion in 2007 and is incorporated in France, with executive offices located in Paris. For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on the Internet: http://www.alcatel-lucent.com
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