Sunday, January 24, 2010

Alcatel-Lucent to Supply 3G UMTS/HSPA network in Mongolia

Mobicom, the largest mobile operator in Mongolia, has selected Alcatel-Lucent to deploy a 3G wireless broadband network. Specifically, Alcatel-Lucent will provide Mobicom with its advanced converged radio access network (RAN) portfolio to sustain the rapid increase of voice and data traffic and to enable Mobicom's smooth transformation to LTE. The solution also includes 3G UMTS/HSPA base stations (eNode Bs), radio network controller, network management system and critical professional services including network installation and testing. The contract was signed through Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell. Financial terms were not disclosed.