Smile Selects Alcatel-Lucent to Expand LTE in Tanzania, Uganda

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African wireless service provider Smile has signed Alcatel-Lucent to introduce 4G mobile broadband services to several more sites in Tanzania, and Uganda, extending the agreement signed earlier this year between the companies for the provision of LTE services in Tanzania.

Japanese mobile operator Wireless City Planning enhances mobile broadband quality for subscribers thanks to Alcatel-Lucent

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Paris and Tokyo, November 6, 2012 - Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is providing SOFTBANK-led Japanese mobile service provider Wireless City Planning Inc. (WCP) with a dramatically greater understanding of the impact of data service usage on its network performance, helping WCP deliver an exceptional mobile broadband experience to its customers.

Alcatel-Lucent To Supply LTE solution to Telesis Tanzania for LTE Launch

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Alcatel-Lucent has announced that company will provide Telesis Tanzania with its comprehensive 4G LTE mobile broadband solution. Established in 2011, Telesis operates as a Mobile Virtual Network Aggregator (MVNA), supporting services for a number of Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) which serve their customers using Telesis’ infrastructure. 

Alcatel-Lucent Expands Mobile Backhaul Portfolio

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Alcatel-Lucent has announced expansion of its mobile backhaul portfolio to address the challenges associated with delivering mobile broadband services in crowded, urban environments. According to company, mobile backhaul enhancements support the growing variety of wireless cell types and locations. 

China Mobile Selects Alcatel-Lucent for TD-LTE Trial Network Deployment

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Alcatel-Lucent has won a major contract to deploy a part of China Mobile’s new TD-LTE trial network rollout as it extends services to 10 cities. Following the new rollout as well as upgrades to three existing networks, China Mobile's trial TD-LTE network will cover a total of 13 cities.

CCA 2012: Alcatel-Lucent on device initiatives

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RCR Wireless News Editor-in-Chief Dan Meyer interviews Robert Vrij about Alcatel-Lucent's LTEi device strategy for competitive carriers.

Alcatel-Lucent Launches First Responder Video Solution for Emergency Personnel

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Alcatel-Lucent has introduced a new ‘First Responder Video’ solution to provide mission-critical information on handheld devices to fire, police and ambulance services to strengthen responsiveness, safety, teamwork and cost efficiency.

Sprint to Deploy Alcatel-Lucent’s lightRadio Metro Cells to Augment LTE Coverage

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U.S. operator Sprint plans to deploy Alcatel-Lucent’s lightRadio™ Metro Cells to augment LTE mobile broadband coverage in high-traffic areas, Alcatel-Lucent announced today. Metro cells are mini base stations that can easily be deployed indoors or outdoors to provide enhanced capacity.

C Spire Picks Alcatel-Lucent to Roll Out LTE Network

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US Regional carrier C Spire Wireless has selected Alcatel-Lucent to build and deploy the initial phase of its 4G LTE network.

West Central Wireless and Alcatel-Lucent Sign Agreement to Offer LTE in Rural Texas

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Alcatel-Lucent and West Central Wireless, a subsidiary of the Central Texas Telephone Cooperative, have signed an agreement to provide LTE service in rural areas of Texas, USA. Under the agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will enable West Central Wireless to launch new 4G LTE service.

Alcatel-Lucent boosts the speed and capacity of NTT DOCOMO’s LTE network in Japan to meet exploding demand for mobile broadband services

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Paris and Tokyo, May 28, 2012 – Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced that it has been selected by NTT DOCOMO, INC. to build NTT DOCOMO’s Internet protocol (IP) network supporting its LTE services with Alcatel-Lucent’s7750 Service Routers which are key elements of its IP routing portfolio.

Alcatel-Lucent & Cassidian LTE co-creation program for PMR users

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Alcatel-Lucent and Cassidian bring 4G LTEi mobile broadband to professional mobile radio in the 400 MHz frequency band

Alcatel-Lucent, Cassidian Integrate LTE with Professional Mobile Radio in 400 MHz

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Alcatel-Lucent and Cassidian, an EADS company, have launched a new solution called ‘Evercor’ to enhance safety and operations for public safety agencies, energy and transport companies. According to Alcatel-Lucent, it enables the use of video, data and other media to improve the way the security professionals serve and protect their communities.

Gaining LTE ground in France with Orange

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Matthieu Bourguignon, Managing Director, FT/Orange Global Account, and Prakash Ramanathan, heading the customer delivery team, discuss what the recently-announced 4G LTEi trial with Orange in Marseille (France) means for the French telecommunications market, what it means for consumers, what it means for Alcatel-Lucent and more.

New Mexico and Texas to get superfast 4G LTE services for the first time thanks to PVT supported by Alcatel-Lucent

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Artesia, N.M. and Paris, France March 29, 2012 – Many people living in the southwestern U.S. states of New Mexico and Texas are for the first time to be offered high-speed Internet access, thanks to the launch of a new 4G LTE service by Peñasco Valley Telecommunications (PVT) and supported by Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU).