China Telecom Americas firmly believes that we will win the “battle” against COVID-19 together, and stands with all of our valued partners, customers and industry peers around the world to provide urgently needed communications services with free trials and discounts of up to 60% off across our product portfolio.
Below are details on CTA’s plans that will hopefully help (with more in the works), so please contact us to discuss how we can support your specific needs during this time.
Managed CPE Installation Discounts
Get 20% off installation packages with any equipment purchase for new customers
Get 15% off installation packages with any equipment purchase for existing customers
The installation package includes:
- Unboxing, mounting, physical installation and powering on devices
- Cable connection in rack (cable materials and accessories are not included)
- Basic configuration of the equipment to make it accessible remotely via IP or remote desktop for console port access
- Remote connection configuration (Telnet, SSH, etc.)
- Layer-3 Connection testing
- Only responsible for items purchased from CTA
Discount is valid for any equipment from below category:
- Network Hardware (Firewalls, Routers, Switches, Load Balancers, WAN Optimization Appliances)
- Servers and Storage
- WLAN Devices (Access Points, Access controllers)
- Unified Communications and Phone Systems
- End devices (Laptop, desktop, printer, VoIP phones)
Promotion expires December 31, 2020.
MPLS VPN Discounts
CTA is offering up to 40% off MPLS port fees and 45% off local loop circuits.
- Individual Site (Mainland China Only) Port Fee Discount / 1-year contract term:
Up to 45% off port charge and 40% off local loop charge (maximum discount applied to circuits orders of 100M or above)
- Multisite (Mainland China Only) Port Fee Discounts / 1-year contract term:
2-5 Sites; up to 38% off
6-10 Sites; up to 40% off
11-19 Sites; up to 43% off
20+ Sites; up to 45% off
- Multisite (Mainland China Only) Local Loop Discounts / 1-year contract term:
2-5 Sites; up to 35% off
6-10 Sites; up to 38% off
11-19 Sites; up to 40% off
20+ Sites; up to 43% off
- To get the maximum discount applied for multiple sites, the total bandwidth combined from all sites must exceed 155M.
- For 2-year or 3-year contracts, take an extra 7% or 15% off, respectively.
- This promotion is only for any new MPLS VPN customers
- Discount applied depends on the individual port bandwidth range
- This promotion will expire on June 30, 2021.
Elastic Connection Platform (ECP) Discounts
For a limited time, CTA is offering up to 50% off 50 Mbps private, cloud-to-cloud interconnectivity between China and global ECP regions.
- China Telecom Americas Elastic Connection Platform (ECP) promotion waives global cloud access port fees, offers discounts for bandwidth speeds up to 50 Mbps on single line routes, and includes PoP-to-PoP redundancy built-in.
- Certain Global Cloud access port fees can be waived.
- Example Discount in ECP Promo Diagram:
- Discount on AWS Beijing access port, up to 35% off.
- Discount on AWS Ningxia access port, up to 23% off.
- Discount on tunnel from Beijing/Shanghai/Shenzhen ECP PoP to Hong Kong ECP PoP, up to 36% off.
- Discount on tunnel from Beijing/Shanghai/Shenzhen ECP PoP to US ECP PoP, up to 35% off.
- Discount on tunnel from China ECP PoPs to US PoPs (Miami, Dallas, San Jose, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, Ashburn, Seattle), up to 57% off.
- Act soon, the promotion period ends September 30, 2020.
Mobile VPN Solutions Free-Trial
CTA is providing a free trial of Mobile VPN for our enterprise customers to seamlessly access to SaaS, private and public clouds.
- SSL VPN to SaaS – Powered by our affiliate’s mobile VPN access points, CTA is authorized to provide SaaS VPN deployed across worldwide backbone routes with interconnections to SaaS providers like Oracle, Office365 and Salesforce and compatible with all devices.
- SSL VPN to MPLS VPN – Specifically designed for our affiliate’s hybrid VPN users for faster and more stable access to customers’ intranet leveraging our affiliate’s carrier-grade-supported account authentication.
- SSL VPN to Public Cloud Service Providers – A fully-redundant, secure and high-speed interconnection service that allows users to access cloud service providers (CSPs) from their mobile devices. Powered by our affiliate’s global backbone network and public cloud on-ramps, the solution provides direct link-access to most commonly-used enterprise platforms, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Alibaba Cloud and Tencent Cloud.
Ethernet Private Line (EPL) Service Discounts
For a limited time, CTA is offering up to 60% off on new orders of China Telecom’s International Ethernet Private Line Services between Asia and Mainland China or Europe and Mainland China for bandwidth requirements up to 100M.
- Get 30% Off Bandwidth Orders Below 20M
- Get 40% – 50% Off on Bandwidth Orders Between 20M – 50M
- Get up to 60% Off on Bandwidth Orders Between 50M – 100MEligibility Rules: Must be a new EPL order for new circuits between Asia and Mainland China or Europe and Mainland China up to 100M. The order must be placed before June 30th, 2020.
Managed Services Discounts
CTA is offering up to 30% off Managed Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) Implementation / Installation Services including:
- Equipment warehousing, staging, unboxing, rack mounting, in-rack cabling, power on and initialization.
- Basic configuration for network setup (customer provides config files).
- Remote connection configuration service.
- Layer-3 connection testing for WAN/LAN network.
- Remote Hands services.
*Network design, cable materials and accessories not included.
Network Equipment & Hardware Discounts
CTA is reducing the cost of select models of network hardware from leading brands like Cisco, Cisco Meraki, Juniper, Palo Alto and other leading brands by 8% to help companies that need to rapidly deploy infrastructure do so at the absolute lowest cost possible in the market at this time.
Global IaaS Platform Free-Trial
CTA is extending free trials of our affiliate’s IaaS platform (only applicable for first-time registration) for enterprise needing access to a large pool of high availability public cloud resources with availability zones across domestic China and globally. The IaaS free trial includes:
- Complete laaS services including Compute, Network, Storage
- Microsoft or Linux OS Options
- 2 vCPU / 4 GB vRAM / 60G Storage / 10Mbps Bandwidth Connection
- Self-service Management Portal in English
- Migration and resource planning consultation service
- Customized VPC and VPS proof-of-concept services available
Cloud Voice Conference Free-Trial
CTA is offering 1-month free trial for local and overseas enterprises to conduct online meetings with unlimited participants in order to facilitate home office arrangements.
- Current enterprise customers enjoy 3000-minute cloud conference per month from designated countries/regions for free.*
- New enterprise customers eligible for a free trial account and 1-month trial upon request with 1000-minute cloud conference for free.
- Multiple access options available with innovative new features including direct WeChat access, conference, etc.*Available countries include mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Japan, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, France, United States, Canada and Singapore.
Have questions or suggestions on how we can help? Please get in touch to request a meeting.
Terms and Conditions:
*Product discounts available until December 31, 2020
*Eligible customers must use Cloud Conference services (including content and purpose) legally and obey confidential policies. The free trial is only applicable for conference that within 2 hours (120 minutes) with up to 100 participants each time.
*CTA reserves the right of final decisions.
*Except for exclusions, the above special offers are available, but subject to change at anytime without notice.