Antel launches commercial LTE services in Uruguay

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Uruguay’s communications service provider Antel has rolled out commercial 4G LTE wireless network in country. The initial deployment is done in the area of Punta del Este and Maldonado, then will spread to other areas.

The network has been designed and built based on Alcatel-Lucent’s complete, end-to-end LTE solution, company said in a statement. 

“Alcatel-Lucent’s combination of global experience and LTE track record, allow us to bring very high speed mobile broadband services into our subscribers’ homes and offices, unlocking a wealth of services to enrich their mobile broadband experience,” said Carolina Cosse, Antel’s president.

For this project Alcatel-Lucent will provide Antel with a complete, end-to-end 4G LTE solution – including LTE base stations (eNodeBs), the IP wireless Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and Operations and Maintenance services. Antel will also be leveraging Alcatel-Lucent’s IP portfolio of products for backhaul of the mobile traffic.

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