Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Belgium's Telenet selects Alcatel-Lucent for MVNO Project

Telenet, a leading provider of media and telecommunications services in Flanders, selected Alcatel-Lucent as overall network integrator for a mobile MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) project. Under a 7-year frame agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will be the overall integrator of the full mobile core, and of the value added service network components. As part of the agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will be responsible for the supply, installation, integration, operation and maintenance of Telenet's next generation mobile core network and service creation infrastructure. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Telenet offers cable television, high speed internet and fixed and mobile telephony services, primarily to residential customers in Flanders and Brussels. In addition, Telenet offers services to business customers across Belgium under the brand Telenet Solutions.