KUALA LUMPUR, 19 AUGUST 2008 - Malaysian telecommunications provider Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) has chosen French communications giant Alcatel-Lucent to supply an Internet protocol (IP)-based fixed broadband access solution that will help roll out triple play services.
Triple play services involve the provisioning of two broadband services - high-speed Internet access and television - and a narrowband service telephone - over a single broadband connection.
The two-year project, worth RM32 (US$9.54) million, in collaboration with local ICT solution provider KUB Telekomunikasi Sdn Bhd (KUBTel), would allow TM to cost-effectively roll out triple play services and extend its nationwide coverage.
Alcatel-Lucent would be responsible for the network integration and maintenance, while KUBTel would install and commission the system, also providing nationwide technical support.
Alcatel-Lucent Malaysia country manager and managing director, Pierre Cheyron, said: This project reinforces our strategic relationship with KUBTel and TM, which has already 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.
Cheyron added that Alcatel-Lucent would supply its 7302 Intelligent Services Access Manager (ISAM) and the related 5523 AWS Element Manager.
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