The FINANCIAL — Ulan Bator. Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) on January 25 announced it has been selected by Mobicom, the largest mobile operator in Mongolia，to deploy a 3G wireless broadband network.
"Alcatel-Lucent’s solution will enable Mobicom to extend its network capacity and coverage and meet the growing demand for new broadband data services in Mongolia. The contract was signed through Alcatel-Lucent’s Chinese flagship company, Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell," Alcatel-Lucent informs.
“This contract highlights our strong partnership with Alcatel-Lucent since the deployment of the 2G GSM/EDGE network,”said Mr. B. Gansukh, chief technical officer of Mobicom. “Alcatel-Lucent’s converged solutions and professional services offer unmatched performance and advanced features, making it the ideal choice as we transform our network to roll out next generation services.”
Alcatel-Lucent will provide Mobicom with its advanced converged radio access network (RAN) portfolio to sustain the rapid increase of voice and data traffic and to enable Mobicom’s smooth transformation to LTE. The solution also includes 3G UMTS/HSPA base stations (eNode Bs), radio network controller, network management system and critical professional services including network installation and testing.
“Our scalable solution offers service providers like Mobicom greater network reliability and agility,while minimizing their total cost of network ownership,” said Rajeev Singh-Molares, incoming president, Asia Pacific, Alcatel-Lucent. “With our advanced converged technologies and solutions, Alcatel-Lucent is committed to helping Mobicom’s sustainable development.”
This contract underscores Alcatel-Lucent’s strong position in Mongolia where it already supplied its GSM/EDGE technology, Intelligent Networks and a Blackberry-based mobile solution.