Bouygues Telecom selects Alcatel-Lucent for LTE trial

Alcatel-Lucent has announced that Bouygues Telecom has selected its end-to-end Long Term Evolution (LTE) solution for a trial of mobile broadband services ; this trial is intended to evaluate the performance of LTE services in the 1800 MHz spectrum band.

Alcatel-Lucent will serve as the sole supplier and network integrator for Bouygues Telecom’s field trials program which is scheduled to begin in 2010 at a number of sites in the western part of France. The LTE trials program will enable Bouygues Telecom to evaluate opportunities to introduce a variety of new multimedia applications and services.

With this new project Alcatel-Lucent has secured 19 customer trials to date, highlighting the company’s leadership in the LTE market.

Source: Alcatel-Lucent.

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