Thursday, May 14, 2009

India's MTNL Selects Alcatel-Lucent for Mobile NGN

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (MTNL) has activated a commercial IP-based mobile next generation network (NGN) for supporting enhanced services to residential and enterprise customers in Mumbai. The mobile NGN solution, provided by Alcatel-Lucent, is 3G and IMS ready.

The mobile NGN solution deployment is a part of a multi year agreement under which Alcatel-Lucent is providing an end-to-end GSM/EDGE solution to MTNL. Services offered under the agreement include project management, consulting and design, installation and deployment, network operations, maintenance and integration and testing. Alcatel-Lucent has supplied more than 50 percent of MTNL's TDM switches and more than 2 million GSM lines to MTNL previously.

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