Alcatel-Lucent selected by Telmex to build broadband access network in Mexico


By Telecom
Lead Team: Alcatel-Lucent announced the launch of broadband access networks
with Telmex in Latin America.

selected Alcatel-Lucent as a key supplier for the deployment of a superfast
broadband access network based on VDSL2 and GPON technologies in Mexico.

The deployment
was done 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.

“This is
a strategic project that reinforces our long-term and very successful
relationship with Telmex. 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 costs,” said Pierre Chaume, CEO of Alcatel-Lucent
in Mexico.


Telmex has
been engaged in an aggressive effort to expand VDSL2 and fiber-optics network
coverage to connect millions of homes to super high-speed Internet
services.  Also, 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.


provided Telemax with 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


In addition,
Alcatel-Lucent provided Telemax with GPON (Gigabit Passive Optical Networking)
technology to deliver more bandwidth to subscribers. Its IP/MPLS Carrier
Ethernet solution will allow a more efficient traffic management for Telemax
and support the delivery of broadband services to a dramatically greater number
of subscribers.


Recently, Latin American wireless service provider America Movil selected Alcatel-Lucent
to provide infrastructure for its LTE 4G network rollout in Latin America.


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