Thursday, September 5, 2013

Telefónica Picks Alcatel-Lucent for LTE in Spain

Telefónica has named Alcatel-Lucent as a reference supplier for its 4G LTE network in Spain.

Alcatel-Lucent will deploy some 8,000 4G LTE base stations and the 5620 Service Aware Manager (5620 SAM). Alcatel-Lucent will also deliver installation and turnkey project management services in the initial phase of the project, as well as systems integration, maintenance and configuration optimization

Alcatel-Lucent said this award represents the largest LTE deployment in Western Europe so far.