America Movil selects Alcatel-Lucent to power LTE 4G networks in Latin America

By Telecom
Lead Team: Latin American wireless service provider America Movil has
selected Alcatel-Lucent to provide infrastructure for its LTE 4G network
rollout in Latin America.

deployment will commence with America Movil’s operator Claro commercially
launching mobile broadband services in Puerto Rico in the coming weeks. Claro’s
service offering will use Alcatel-Lucent’s LTE solution, including its
lightRadio portfolio of products.

speeds as high as 100 megabits per second, our subscribers will enjoy the most
advanced wireless broadband services. This includes, amongst others, HD video
with Video on Demand, at least 10 times faster high-speed navigation, high
definition videoconferencing, online gaming and other applications,” said
Enrique Ortiz de Montellano, president of America Movil’s operations in Puerto

our experience of designing, delivering and operating LTE networks with
customers in every major geography, Alcatel-Lucent has developed unrivalled
domain expertise around all facets of 4G deployments. We look forward to sharing
this knowledge with America Movil as LTE continues its roll-out across Latin
America,” said Osvaldo Di Campli, president of Alcatel-Lucent
activities in Latin America.

Alcatel-Lucent solution deployed by Claro in Puerto Rico provides an evolution
path to ensure that Claro continues to offer breakthrough network connectivity
in Puerto Rico. This solution provides an evolution path to Alcatel-Lucent
lightRadio product family that will reduce operating costs, technical
complexity and power consumption in mobile broadband networks.

In the LTE
4G space, Alcatel-Lucent has been selected by more than 20 customers, including
two of the world’s largest service providers for commercial deployments, and
being involved in over 70 trials worldwide.

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