Mexico City and Paris, February 6, 2012 - Alcatel-Lucent
(Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced the launch of one of Latin America’s
largest broadband access networks with Telmex. Alcatel-Lucent has been selected
as a key supplier for the deployment of a superfast broadband access network
based on VDSL2 and GPON technologies in Mexico, to meet growing demand for
connectivity, super high-speed Internet and high-bandwidth applications, such
as video-on-demand, entertainment, social networks and other services.
Telmex has engaged in an aggressive effort to expand VDSL2 and fiber-optics
network coverage to connect millions of homes to super high-speed Internet
services. The operator is seeking to deliver increased benefits for end users
including higher speeds, increases in available bandwidth and access to a wide
variety of multimedia content.
Alcatel-Lucent is Telmex’s strategic supplier for this effort, providing a
wide range of technology solutions, including:
- The latest generation of VDSL2 broadband access technology (Very High
Bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line), deployed in street cabinets throughout
cities and municipalities to deliver super high-speed access.
- State-of-the-art GPON (Gigabit Passive Optical Networking) technology to
deliver more bandwidth to subscribers, improve the performance of current
applications and prepare the network for the fast introduction of new services
- Alcatel-Lucent’s advanced IP/MPLS Carrier Ethernet solution, which will
allow a more efficient traffic management and support the delivery of broadband
services to a dramatically greater number of subscribers.
“This is a strategic project that reinforces our long-term and very successful
relationship with Telmex.” said Mr. Pierre Chaume, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent in
Mexico. “With our advanced broadband access technologies, the new network will
allow Telmex to reliably move huge amounts of traffic and multimedia content to
remote areas, with better quality signals, ultra high speeds of up to 100
megabits per second per subscriber, and substantial savings in maintenance
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