Thursday, March 1, 2007

Paris Selects Alcatel-Lucent and SFR for Metro WiFi

The city of Paris has selected Alcatel-Lucent and SFR, the second largest mobile telecommunications operator in France, to supply and integrate the first urban WiFi network in France. Alcatel-Lucent will integrate and deploy the turnkey WiFi network. SFR, with Alcatel-Lucent as its WiFi technological partner for the past three years, will be responsible for the operation, monitoring and maintenance of the WiFi network, as well as the customer service and the Web portal. The launch of this network will take place in the third quarter of 2007.

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