Lucent Technologies announced that Hanaro Telecom, Korea’s second largest wireline and broadband service provider, will deploy Lucent’s Voice over the Internet Protocol (VoIP) solution to offer advanced services to enterprise customers. Hanaro Telecom will be the first Korean carrier to offer carrier-based VoIP Services to businesses.
The Lucent solution, part of Lucent Technologies Accelerate Next Generation Communications Solutions portfolio, promises to enable Hanaro to provide traditional business voice services, such as call forwarding and conference calling, as well as innovative IP-based features that can include interactive voice response, one-number calling and Web-based integrated business features that allow customers to manage their voice services via their computers
The solution, which includes the Lucent Feature Server 3000, also will allow Hanaro’s enterprise customers to consolidate their voice, data and Internet services onto one network that connects to the public network, simplifying the enterprise’s network operations. Lucent Worldwide Services will provide professional services including engineering and installation for the deployment.
‘In order to grow revenues, Hanaro is focusing on the enterprise market and expanding its services portfolio for business customers,’ said SeungSeog Lee, Senior Vice President of Network Technology Unit, Hanaro Telecom. ‘We believe that Lucent will help us successfully deploy VoIP services to enterprise customers .’
‘This is significant in that our customer will be the first carrier in Korea to launch VoIP business services, making Lucent the first vendor to have its VoIP solution deployed in this way,‘ said John Yang, President and CEO of Lucent Technologies Korea. ‘We will continue to provide our full support to enable Hanaro to move toward a converged network build-out. ‘
Lucent’s solution for Hanaro includes technology from Lucent partners BroadSoft and Acme Packet. Lucent has provided Hanaro with broadband access, optical networking, switching since 1998 and now a VoIP solution for its network.
Em Foco – Projecto