ZTE Helps China Telecom Complete Commercial IPv6 Test on 4G Network

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ZTE has helped China Telecom successfully complete commercial testing for IPv6 capabilities on its mobile network in Hunan province, a key milestone in China Telecom’s plans for future 4G LTE deployment.

The weeklong test involved trial users and covered IPv4/IPv6 single- and dual-stack services, billing systems and backend IT infrastructure systems, demonstrating China Telecom’s 4G LTE network to be IPv6-ready. China Telecom’s 4G LTE network in Hunan province deploys ZTE’s solutions including eNB, SAE-GW,MME,HSS/3GPP AAA, HSGW ,CG and ePCF/eHRPD.

As China Telecom rolls out 4G LTE services nationwide, IPv6 will help the operator manage the anticipated explosion in demand for new IP addresses. Becoming IPv6-ready is a key part of China Telecom’s plans for wider 4G LTE network deployments.

According to ZTE, it's engineers have been collaborating with China Telecom to prepare for the IPv6 commercial test, developing test scenarios and solutions Since April.

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