Alcatel-Lucent to provide broadband services to APT
Alcatel-Lucent will enable Asia Pacific Telecom (APT), a fixed, mobile and internet service provider in Taiwan, for the expansion of its delivery of high-speed 3G services and to meet customers’ growing demand for video, internet and data services on-the-move.
APT will extend its fixed and mobile services in the second half of 2012 to deliver seamless data services- including the latest multimedia applications – to business and residential customers, said the company.
Alcatel-Lucent will replace equipment previously supplied to APT by other vendors, and the Taiwanese company will be able to utilise lightRadio portfolio to further expand and differentiate its services.
”APT is committed to ‘making better changes’ for our customers and working with Alcatel-Lucent we will be able to do this, offering our customers seamless fixed and mobile broadband services to enrich their business and social lives,” said Sophia Chiu, chairman, Asia Pacific Telecom.
”Our solutions will allow APT to satisfy customer’s needs today while evolving the company’s network to provide even more enhanced mobile data services and choices for its customers in the future. APT will also be able to leverage our innovative lightRadio portfolio in the future, allowing them to further grow their network and market position,” said Rajeev Singh-Molares, president of Alcatel-Lucentâ€™s APAC region.
Alcatel-Lucent, under the agreement will deliver its market-leading 3G mobile broadband solution, based on CDMA EV-DO technology and its proprietary IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) technology. The company will also deploy its full services expertise in the delivery and integration of third party equipment.