Alcatel-Lucent secures $400m in deals in China

Alcatel-Lucent has secured deals worth more than $400 million from two Chinese operators, a Financial Times report said.

The report, quoting an Alcatel-Lucent, said the firm signed an agreement for mobile communications solutions and services with China Mobile worth $340 million.

The deal was secured through its Chinese company Alcatel Shanghai Bell.  

Alcatel-Lucent it will provide GSM/GPRS/EDGE radio and core network equipment, for China Mobile, the statement said.

Alcatel-Lucent also said it has signed a separate agreement with and China Unicom worth $120 million.

The agreement encompasses a range of network projects China Unicom has undertaken or plans to undertake in 2007, the firm said.

The projects include a cdma2000 1xEV-DO Rev. high-speed data network upgrade to be implemented in China Unicom's network in Macau.