Alcatel-Lucent bags LTT deal

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PARIS, FRANCE: Alcatel-Lucent has bagged a contract by LTT (Libya Telecom and Technology), the national Internet Service Provider in Libya, to deploy the first commercial WiMAX network.


LTT plans to launch the commercial service on the network in September 2008, Alcatel-Lucent said in a release.

According to the agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will provide a complete WiMAX infrastructure solution, including the radio access network, microwave backhaul and IP routers and will deploy around 120 sites in a first phase.

The new network will support voice over IP (VoIP) and high-speed internet access, enabling the delivery of advanced broadband multimedia services, such as video streaming, through a variety of end-user including modems and WiMAX terminals.