Alcatel-Lucent is helping construct the first undersea fiber-optic backbone linking the U.S. with Brazil. The Seabras-1 cable -- which is being constructed with Seaborn Networks -- will support data rates of 60 terabits per second.
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.
Alcatel-Lucent has signed on to help Libya Telecom & Technology deploy a WiMAX network in Libya. The network, which is set for a commercial launch in September, will make use of radio-access network, microwave backhaul and IP routers from Alcatel-Lucent.