Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Brasil Telecom Selects Alcatel-Lucent for WiMAX

Brasil Telecom has selected Alcatel-Lucent to deploy the first commercial WiMAX networks -- using 802.16e-2005 -- in the cities of Sao Paulo, Curitiba and Porto Alegre.

Alcatel-Lucent will supply its end-to-end WiMAX solution, including base stations, wireless access controllers, backbone links, Ethernet MXC 9500 links, IP aggregation equipment, software and application platforms. It also will provide design and planning for end-to-end integration of the network as well as provisioning services for Brasil Telecom's network. Financial terms were not disclosed.