Lake Mills, IA (PRWEB) June 21, 2006
Lucent Technologies (NYSE: LU) as the technology partner to KUB-Fujitsu Telecommunications (KFT), a subsidiary of KUB Malaysia Berhad, a manufacturer of telecommunications systems, today announced an agreement to jointly provide products and services to Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM).
The three-year agreement is valued at more than US $ 15 Million and will focus on providing products and services that continue to upgrade TMs existing high-speed network. Telekom Malaysia Berhad is a leading regional information and communications group that offers a comprehensive range of communication services and solutions in fixed-line, mobile, data and broadband.
Lucent Worldwide Services will serve as the lead network integrator for the project providing professional services, multi-vendor network integration services as well as ongoing remote technical support. KFT will provide onsite integration and installation services, onsite technical support, installation material sourcing, and overall project management.
“We want to be on the leading-edge of the next-generation curve as the telecommunications needs of our customers continue to become more sophisticated,” said Abdul Aziz Hj. Mohamed, KUB Telekomunikasi Sdn Bhd. The combination of Lucents worldwide capabilities and multivendor network knowledge with the regional expertise of KFT delivered a solution that delivered high-quality solutions at a cost-effective price.
The win allows Lucent Malaysia to continue its growth path in the country, said Ivan Chin, General Manager of Lucent Technologies Malaysia Sdn Bhd.
“Lucent continues to demonstrate its role as a leading network integrator in Asia. said Paul Higgs, President of Lucent Worldwide Services in Asia. We are able to work closely with Telekom Malaysia and their partners, like KUB, to design, build and deliver high-performance next-generation networks.
Lucents services arm, one of the worlds leading network solutions integrators, is one of the industrys most experienced network services organizations. With more than 10,000 technicians, network engineers and consultants, Lucent Worldwide Services serves the largest service providers, enterprises, government institutions and cable providers in 45 countries and six continents. Lucent Worldwide Services supports more than 1,500 products from more than 250 different vendors.
KUB-Fujitsu Telecommunications (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (KFT) is a subsidiary of KUB Malaysia Berhad. KFT is ISO 9002 certified and its core business is mainly in manufacturing of telecommunications and electronic products and provision of engineering and support services. The company is involved in the supply of the digital telephone switching equipment and related engineering maintenance services. Its other business capabilities are in contract manufacturing of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) assembly, cable termination, electronic equipment and wire harness. In January this year, KFT was awarded RM58 million worth of contract from TM for the supply of Digital Data Detwork (DDM) and the provision of works.
KFT’s history of PCB contract manufacturing started since 1995 with Fujitsu Switching Division in China as one of the company’s biggest customers in PCB assembly. KFT aims to be the premier manufacturer of leading-edge telecommunication systems
About Lucent Technologies
Lucent Technologies designs and delivers the systems, services and software that drive next-generation communications networks. Backed by Bell Labs research and development, Lucent uses its strengths in mobility, optical, software, data and voice networking technologies, as well as services, to create new revenue-generating opportunities for its customers, while enabling them to quickly deploy and better manage their networks. Lucent’s customer base includes communications service providers, governments and enterprises worldwide. For more information on Lucent Technologies, which has headquarters in Murray Hill, N.J., USA, visit http://www.lucent.com.
Jointly released by Lucent Technologies and KUB Malaysia Berhad. For information on KUB Malaysias statement, please contact:-
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