Acme Packet’s IMS delivery solutions assist China Telecom in replacing legacy PSTN infrastructure to deliver next-generation communications services
DFORD, MA, May 29, 2012 – Acme Packet , the leader in session delivery networks, today announced that China Telecom Corporation Limited, the largest fixed-line network provider in China with approximately 170 million fixed-line subscribers, has deployed Acme Packet’s Net-Net Session Director session border controllers (SBCs) to help replace its legacy public switched telephone network (PSTN) infrastructure with the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) architecture, enabling next-generation voice, video, and data services for fixed-line subscribers.
- The Acme Packet deployment is supporting both consumer voice over IP (VoIP) and hosted enterprise unified communications (UC) services offered by China Telecom. This deployment will also support future mobile services.
- The Acme Packet SBCs integrate and fulfill critical IMS functional elements including the Proxy Call Session Control Function (P-CSCF), which lowers the total cost of ownership for China Telecom’s IMS network.
- Acme Packet accelerates China Telecom’s time-to-market for its IMS services and lowers capital and operation costs by replacing legacy soft switches with the interoperable, flexible, and highly scalable Net-Net Session Director.
- Cost savings via Acme Packet’s scalable, interoperable solution
- Rapid time-to-market in deploying the new IMS infrastructure
- High availability and service quality
- Trusted, first-class VoIP through comprehensive security and service assurance
- Compliance with VoIP regulations
- Protection against malicious denial of service attacks and non-malicious overloads
“As China’s largest communications service provider, China Telecom will serve as a leader in providing next-generation communications across the country through its IMS deployment,” said Tim Ziemer, vice president of North America and Asia Pacific Japan sales, Acme Packet. “Our SBCs will securely streamline China Telecom’s IMS initiatives to deliver next-generation voice, video, and UC services to subscribers, and also support mobile