Wednesday, February 1, 2012

América Móvil Picks Alcatel-Lucent for LTE

América Móvil, the largest wireless operator in the Americas, has selected Alcatel-Lucent to provide infrastructure for its LTE/4G network rollout in Latin America. The initial deployment with Claro, América Móvil's brand in Puerto Rico, is underway. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Alcatel-Lucent noted that its LTE solutions have now been selected by more than 20 customers, including two of the world’s largest service providers for commercial deployments, and are involved in over 70 trials worldwide.

  • As of September 30, 2011, América Móvil had 241.5 million wireless subscribers and 56.4 million fixed revenue generating units in the Americas.

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