Huawei Wins China Telecom Deal

China Telecom selects Huawei's NE5000 and NE80 core routers for its project to optimize Guangdong's provincial 163 backbone network

April 14, 2004

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SHENZHEN, China -- Huawei Technologies, a global supplier of telecom infrastructure, today announced that the company won China Telecom’s national backbone contract. The purpose of this project is to optimize Guangdong provincial 163 backbone network. According to the contract, Huawei high-end router NE5000 won 100% market share of the TSR procurement contract (totally 10 sets) and successfully entered into two super nodes of the national backbone. Meanwhile, Huawei gigabit switching router NE80 won 75% market share in this project.

With the deployment to be finished, Huawei NE5000 and NE80 core routers will act as one of the most important forces of ChinaNet national backbone and will run on the highest layer of China Telecom network. Actually, Huawei series of data communication products have become the main force of all China carriers’ new network construction, including the backbone network, metropolitan network and access network.

As one of the most important global data communications equipment supplier and a company that has a most comprehensive data communications solution, Huawei and its data communications products have gained wide attention in the industry and have been highly recognized by more and more customers worldwide.

By the end of 2003, more than 200,000 Huawei routers and 8.1 million ports of Huawei LAN switches are running on the global network. At present, Huawei data communications products have already been successfully deployed in 46 countries including UK, Russia, Brazil and Thailand. To take as an example, the premium UK network service provider Fibernet has selected Huawei’s 5th generation router to build its national backbone network covering the whole country. With its high quality and high cost-performance ratio products, Huawei is confident of winning more market share and gradually changing the global data communications market structure.

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

China Telecommunications Corp.

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