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CAMBRIDGE, U.K. -- ip.access is partnering with Alcatel-Lucent GSM Product Line to serve the needs of mobile operators wishing to extend their GSM/EDGE networks, with in-building GSM over IP picocellular coverage and capacity.

nanoGSMâ„¢ provides improved GSM in-building coverage and extended capacity to corporate offices and campus locations. The solution uses nanoBTSâ„¢ base stations and DSL to backhaul the traffic over IP, providing a simple and cost-efficient service to SMEs (Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises), and a very well adapted form factor.

Jean Louis Hurel, GSM Product Line Director, commented, "This partnership enables Alcatel Lucent to extend its extensive portfolio of GSM/EDGE solutions, to enable mobile operators to offer cost effective in-building services to locations with 25-500 employees. This is a valuable and complementary addition to our portfolio of GSM/EDGE solutions."

Stephen Mallinson, CEO, ip.access, added, "We are pleased to be working alongside Alcatel Lucent, whose support and expertise will play an important role as we continue to gain traction in the global market. We value their considerable knowledge and resources in bringing nanoGSMâ„¢ to an even wider business audience."

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