Alcatel-Lucent renews network deal in Taiwan

Alcatel-Lucent announced the renewal of a contract for a second four-year term with Chunghwa Telecom to provide maintenance services on the carrier's network system.

According to the company, Alcatel-Lucent will provide its maintenance services on the Alcatel-Lucent 5ESS and S12 switches that make up the operator's Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM) network, which serves approximately 12m subscriber lines.

The service support includes technical support, troubleshooting as well as repairs and return services.

The maintenance contract is expected to help Chunghwa Telecom better manage and maintain its 14 million ports in more than 700 switches distributed across Taiwan.

No financial details were disclosed.