Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Nigeria's Globacom Selects Alcatel-Lucent for Net Upgrade

Globacom (Glo), Nigeria's second largest national operator, selected Alcatel-Lucent to extend the network capacity and performance of its mobile and fixed networks. The project, which is part of the operator's IP network transformation, will enable Globacom to extend the delivery of advanced mobile and triple play services with enhanced quality of service (QoS). The project will enable Globacom to increase its mobile network capacity (including GSM/EDGE and W-CDMA/HSPA technologies) to support up to 35 million subscribers, and to raise its fixed network capacity. The network expansion covers radio access, Mobile NGN core network and microwave transmission, IP/MPLS and optical networking, fixed access networks, intelligent networks and valued-added services, next-generation networks, as well as OSS/Billing. Financial terms were not disclosed.http://www.alcatel-lucent.comhttp://www.gloworld.com

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