Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Pioneer Cellular Picks ALU for LTE

Pioneer Cellular has selected Alcatel-Lucent to deploy a complete LTE overlay network in Oklahoma and Kansas. The deployment will eventually cover Pioneer's entire customer base covering 47 counties in Oklahoma and 14 counties in Kansas.  The initial 25 sites to be deployed will be completed by the end of 2014, with an eventual plan to cover all of Pioneer’s network.

Alcatel-Lucent is providing Pioneer Cellular with an end-to-end 4G LTE overlay solution including  LTE Radio Access Network, IP Mobile Packet Core (MME, SGW/PGW, PCRF), Subscriber Data Manager, IP Mobile Backhaul (7705 SAR) and associated deployment and integration services.  Financial terms were not disclosed.