Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) said it has been selected by Lazus to deploy metro networks in nine cities in Colombia.
The IP/MPLS solution, to be deployed over this year, will deliver high-bandwidth, high-performance mobile backhaul and wholesale metropolitan services for IPTV and Triple Play, business and cloud service providers.
Lazus will use Alcatel-Lucent´s converged IP/MPLS (Internet Protocol/Multi Protocol Label Switching) technology to provide continuous nationwide 2G, 3G and 4G-enabled services for subscribers of their service provider customers in the Colombian cities of Bogota, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Santa Marta, Sincelejo, Monteria, Bucaramanga, Cali and Popayan.
Lazus specializes in the provision of telecommunications carrier services in optical fibre. For more information, visit www.lazus.com
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