Redback Networks Inc., a provider of broadband networking systems, recently announced that it has signed T S Telecom Ltd as a Premier Strategic Partner for value-added sales in China, further expanding its reach inside China.
In addition, both companies announced a joint customer win, China Netcom Group Hebei Communications Corporation (CNC Hebei). CNC Hebei serves the telecommunications needs of the major province of Hebei, a neighbor to Beijing and an area experiencing rapid economic and business growth. The company will use Redback's SmartEdge Router family to provide high-speed, reliable network edge routing that is both flexible and intelligent and will serve as a foundation for the connectivity it offers its quickly growing customer base. In addition, CNC Hebei will utilize Redback's SMS platform of advanced subscriber management systems to offer high-speed DSL Internet access with an array of service offerings to customers in major cities of the Hebei province, including Shi Jiazhuang, the capital, as well as Tangshan, Baoding and Cangzhou.
"Redback Networks' advanced router platform allows us to provide our customers with the opportunity to significantly expand their subscriber base while improving both the performance and functionality of their systems," said James Wong, vice president and chief of staff for T S Telecom Ltd. "T S Telecom is in the process of forming a Super Alliance with major broadband equipment manufacturers to offer end-to-end broadband services in China."