Indosat Awards Backhaul Upgrade Contract to Alcatel-Lucent

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Indonesia's Indosat has selected Alcatel Lucent to boost the capacity of data connections that support its mobile broadband network. This move will prepare Indosat's network for the introduction of the latest high speed 3G mobile broadband services and lay the groundwork for the introduction of future technologies.

Indosat is upgrading its data transport and mobile backhaul networks throughout the country with Internet Protocol/Multiprotocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) and microwave packet transport technology from Alcatel-Lucent to support all of its mobile broadband offerings

Rajeev Singh-Molares, President, Asia Pacific of Alcatel-Lucent said: "Indosat has been moving quickly to prepare its network for the demands of the future, and we are pleased to expand our collaboration into the mobile backhaul space. The modernization of Indosat's network will enable them to continue the rapid expansion of their customer base, while introducing a wide array of new services without taxing their infrastructure."

Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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