|Lucent chosen to build 3G network in The Cayman Islands|
Posted: 09-Mar-2005 [Source: Lucent]
[T-Systems and caymanone award contract to Lucent Technologies to provide a 3G CDMA2000 1xEV-DO network in The Grand Caymans.]
Hannover, Germany and Grand Cayman -- Lucent Technologies today announced that it has been awarded a contract by T-Systems and caymanone(TM) to provide a multi-vendor, third-generation (3G) network and managed services in the Cayman Islands. The Lucent CDMA2000(R) 1xEV-DO (evolution data optimized) network will enable caymanone(TM) to provide mobile data services at speeds of up to 2.4 Megabits, up to 6 times faster than the fastest wireless network available in the Cayman Islands today.
T-Systems is operating under contract to caymanone(TM) to build, operate and maintain a next generation network, to provide enhanced voice and data services across the Cayman Islands. The companies chose Lucent Technologies as a key technology and services partner, to deliver the fastest and most advanced wireless data network in the Caribbean. The network will be built in two phases, commencing with a market and technical trial in the second quarter, followed by a full network build-out by the end of 2005.
This network will consist of Lucent's Flexent CDMA2000 base stations, Mobile Switching Centers, components of Lucent's IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) portfolio, including the Lucent Feature Server, and Juniper Networks M40 routing platforms.
caymanone(TM) customers will be able to download data on their mobile devices at speeds close to their high speed connections at work or home. With speeds of up to 2.4 mbps, customers will be able to use data-rich content and run applications such as e-mail, video messaging, gaming and video conferencing.
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