|Iusacell Expand Its 3G CDMA2000 1X Network In Mexico|
Posted: 26-Sep-2004 [Source: Lucent]
[Lucent selected by Mexican operator, Iusacell, to expand its CDMA2000 1X network nationwide. ]
Mexico City -- Grupo Iusacell, S.A. de C.V., a leading provider of digital wireless telecommunications services in Mexico, and Lucent Technologies today announced an agreement to expand Iusacell's third-generation (3G) CDMA2000 1X network nationwide. By increasing the coverage and capacity of its 3G network, Iusacell will be able to respond to additional network traffic resulting from its growing customer base and demand for high-speed mobile data services.
Under the terms of the agreement, Lucent will supply equipment, software and services for the network expansion, and will deploy new capabilities for Iusacell's Intelligent Network platform, enabling the introduction of prepaid voice and data services. In addition to these enhancements, Iusacell will continue to offer advanced voice and high-speed data services, such as mobile Internet access, at speeds of up to 153 kilobits per second.
The expansion projects for Iusacell's network includes 3G services for all of Mexico, growth and network upgrades, a network security platform and all the services associated with this project. Lucent Worldwide Services will provide network installation and maintenance.
Lucent Technologies de Mexico, a subsidiary of Lucent Technologies, will provide the products and services outlined in this agreement.
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