PEG Bandwidth LLC said it is expanding its service to 4G LTE operators in less populated and rural areas with the help of Alcatel-Lucent´s (NYSE: ALU) portfolio of IP/MPLS mobile backhaul solutions.
The network expansion will span 1,500 cell sites across ten states and over 6,000 route miles of fibre throughout the central, mid-Atlantic and northeastern United States. This will bring the US network of PEG Bandwidth to over 13,000 route miles of fibre.
In addition to offering Ethernet backhaul services to wireless operators, Alcatel-Lucent´s solution will enable PEG Bandwidth to offer high bandwidth Ethernet services to traditional Carriers and Enterprises across its network.
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