BT is using more of Alcatel-Lucent's 7750 Service Router in its 21CN network, under the undisclosed financial terms of a deal that will eventually see more than 1,000 Alcatel-Lucent routers used in the network. BT selected the routers to help deliver its wholesale Ethernet services.
Asia will dominate the mobile WiMAX market by reaching 40 million customers in five years who will account for more than half of the world market for the 802.16e technology, according to a new report from Juniper Research. The study argues that WiMAX is particularly suited for underdeveloped regions of countries such as India, Korea, Pakistan and Australia, while government backing will fuel its growth in Taiwan.
Alcatel-Lucent secured a $6 billion contract to deliver network equipment to Verizon Wireless for its EV-DO Revision A network. Alcatel-Lucent also will deliver software and services as part of the three-year deal.