Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) said it has been selected by Vodafone Group as a Supplier of Reference for LTE metro cells with integrated Wi-Fi capability.
The award is part of Vodafone´s investment program, Project Spring.
Small cells are a critical component in the rollout of LTE ultra-broadband services, augmenting the existing network as well as adding capacity in areas of high usage by offloading traffic from the macro network to provide the best possible customer experience.
Alcatel-Lucent is listed on the Paris and New York stock exchanges and is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris. Its website is at http://www.alcatel-lucent.com and on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Alcatel_Lucent.