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Alcatel-Lucent deploys HSUPA solution for mobilkom austria in Austria


Alcatel-Lucent today announced that mobilkom austria has deployed Alcatel-Lucent’s HSUPA (High Speed Uplink Packet Access) solution in all Alcatel-Lucent NodeB's of its Austrian network. This enables mobilkom austria to offer its customers mobile broadband service with an uplink of up to 1.4 Mbps, which is five to ten times faster than previously available and helps solidify Alcatel-Lucent’s position as a major supplier of advanced mobile broadband technology.

mobilkom austria, a part of Telekom Austria Group in Vienna, Austria, is the leading mobile operator in Austria and follows the principle of always being on the leading edge of wireless technology.

HSUPA is designed to improve uplink transmission rates to reach peak speeds of 5.7 Mbps. Alcatel-Lucent’s HSUPA solution gives users continuous coverage on the move and allows them to uploadlarge files such as presentations and videos easier and faster. It provides end-users with excellent quality for peer-to-peer interactive multi-media applications, such as voice and video over IP, file sharing, interactive gaming, push-to see, video sharing.

Alcatel-Lucent implemented the rollout for mobilkom austria with its local partner Kapsch CarrierCom.

“Alcatel-Lucent has been chosen as supplier of HSUPA equipment for mobilkom austria because Alcatel-Lucent’s technology is one of the most advanced on the market and has proven its reliability in a test phase in Graz,” stated Ulrich Rokita, Head of Network Planning, mobilkom austria. “mobilkom austria is strongly relying on Alcatel-Lucent’s capability to deliver and support leading edge wireless technology in order to help mobilkom austria to maintain and even extend its position as one of the most advanced mobile operators in Central and Eastern Europe.”

“Alcatel-Lucent’s dedicated goal is to assist our customers in their effort to provide top quality services by delivering the latest technology, and Alcatel-Lucent’s HSUPA solution fully meets this demand,” added Philippe Keryer, President of Alcatel-Lucent’s GSM/W-CDMA/WiMAX activities. “mobilkom austria’s decision is another positive result of our acquisition of Nortel’s 3G UMTS access business, and it provides further proof that this acquisition will help us gain momentum in the telecoms market.”

As a global leader in the development and deployment of third-generation (3G) networks, Alcatel-Lucent has deployed commercial 3G (CDMA2000 and UMTS/HSPA) systems for more than 70 operators worldwide.