Monday, April 18, 2011

Russia's MTS Picks Tellabs for 3G Mobile Backhaul

MTS, which serves over 108.9 million mobile subscribers in Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Armenia and Belarus, has selected the Tellabs® 8600 Managed Edge System to support delivery of 3G mobile data services across Russia. Tellabs is now designated as a strategic supplier to MTS. Tellabs is working with local telecom solutions provider Intracom Svyaz. Financial terms were not disclosed.

"High-speed wireless data services are vital to our growth strategy," said Oleg Larionov, Director of Transport Networks Department at MTS Group. "The Tellabs 8600 series offers a proven backhaul solution that cost-effectively delivers network capacity that can scale to our future needs. We can now meet the challenge of today's growing traffic whilst providing high quality mobile data services."

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