Tuesday, April 12, 2011

nTelos Deploys Alcatel-Lucent's EV-DO and IP/MPLS Backbone

nTelos Wireless, which serves the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. has selected Alcatel-Lucent to expand and upgrade its existing wireless broadband network in Hagerstown, MD. The deployment includes Alcatel-Lucent's EV-DO Revision A (Rev. A) technology, a high performance IP mobile backhaul network using the Alcatel-Lucent 7750 Service Router and 7450 Ethernet Service Switch, and professional services.

nTelos Wireless received funding for this project under the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utility Service (RUS) broadband stimulus program.

Alcatel-Lucent has been the exclusive provider of CDMA technology throughout nTelos' markets in Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio and North Carolina since 2007.http://www.alcatel-lucent.com

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