Allows China Mobile to launch fixed and mobile convergence services
ZTE, a provider of telecommunications equipment and network offerings, said that it has been selected by China Mobile to deliver its IMS core network in key Chinese provinces. The China Mobile’s commercial IMS network will have 1.4 million lines when it is completed in three months.
Based on ZTE’s package of IMS core network products, the network will enable China Mobile to launch the various fixed/mobile convergence services such as Converged Centrex, Converged One Number, Multimedia CRBT and Converged Conferencing.
The company said that deploying an IMS-based network will allow China Mobile to deliver fixed voice and multimedia services to individual and enterprise users over IMS, and finally, to build an IMS-based Fixed and Mobile Convergence (FMC) network.
According to ZTE, the fully converged IMS offering supports fixed and mobile convergence, IT and CT convergence, and telecom and cable convergence. It provides voice and multimedia offering for LTE network evolution.
Wang Xiaoqiang, vice president of core network at ZTE, said: This is a brand-new beginning of strategic cooperation in next generation core network field between China Mobile and ZTE. Our innovative and complete IMS solution helps China Mobile to provide cutting-edge converged services,expanding its business especially in enterprise market space.”