MTS Selects Alcatel-Lucent To Build Testing Zone Of LTE 4G Network

LTEThe Ukrainian Mobile Communication operator, which renders its services under the MTS brand, has selected Alcatel Lucent company, France-United States, to build the testing zone for the LTE (Long Term Evolution) network of the fourth generation.

In particular, Alcatel-Lucent will install base stations of LTE, backbone network with commutation of EPC packages (Evolved Packet Core), the network elements for the IP-routing, and also the system to manage technical support to infrastructure.

MTS plans to launch the testing of the network in the second half of 2010.

As Ukrainian News earlier reported, in February, the Ukrainian Mobile Communication operator, which renders its services under the MTS brand, agreed with the supplier of telecommunication equipment, Alcatel-Lucent company (France-the United States) on the construction of traffic network for the introduction of broadband mobile services based on the IP MPLS (Multiprotocol Label Switching) technologies.

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