MTNL Uses Huawei for MPLS

Huawei rolls out MTNL's MPLS backbone network in India

January 17, 2008

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BANGALORE, India -- 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 largest operator to deploy its MPLS (Multi Protocol Label Switching) backbone network thus providing the Indian users with a variety of quality carrier-class services including Internet, VoIP and IPTV.

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."

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

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