Monday, March 31, 2008

Entel Selects Alcatel-Lucent to Deploy WiMAX Rev-e in Bolivia

Entel has selected Alcatel-Lucent a, to deploy the first commercial WiMAX Rev-e (802.16e-2005 standard) network in Bolivia.

The network will support VoIP, high-speed Internet access, video and other data services for both stationary and nomadic customers. Entel plans to launch commercial service of the network by the end of this quarter. Alcatel-Lucent will provide its end-to-end WiMAX solution, including base stations, wireless access controllers, software and application platforms. It also will provide design and planning for end-to-end network integration services, including radio network planning, installation and commissioning, project management and support services for Entel's network. ZyXEL will provide customer-premises equipment. Financial terms were not disclosed.http://www.alcatel-lucent.com