Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) said its all-IP Evolved Packet Core portfolio has been selected to support the nationwide rollout of China Mobile´s 4G LTE network, set to be the world´s largest mobile ultra-broadband network.
The Alcatel-Lucent Evolved Packet Core (EPC) is a high-capacity IP solution that sits at the heart of a mobile network. Consisting of the three platforms data, mobility and policy it provides an essential link between the end user and the scope of mobile communications they might wish to make use of.
China Mobile has awarded Alcatel-Lucent 24 percent of its overall EPC network, making Alcatel-Lucent the primary EPC supplier for the entire 4G LTE network. In September 2013, China Mobile selected Alcatel-Lucent to deploy 11% of their new LTE network, consisting of more than 200,000 TD-LTE base stations, by the end of 2013.
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