Antel Launches LTE With AlcaLu

Antel and Alcatel-Lucent launch LTE services in Uruguay, establish the first commercial 4G/LTE wireless network in a Latin American country

December 13, 2011

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PARIS and MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- Antel, a leading provider of communications services in Uruguay, and Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) are now making the promise of high-speed mobile broadband a reality in Uruguay by delivering the first commercial 4G/LTE wireless network in a Latin American country.

The network has been designed and built based on Alcatel-Lucent’s complete, end-to-end LTE solution. Antel’s subscribers will enjoy the most advanced mobile phone services such as, HD video, high-speed navigation, high quality videoconferencing, online gaming and other applications. LTE Services will initially be available in Montevideo and Punta del Este, and will evolve to provide additional coverage.

“Alcatel-Lucent’s combination of global experience and LTE track record, allow us to bring very high speed mobile broadband services into our subscribers’ homes and offices, unlocking a wealth of services to enrich their mobile broadband experience,” said Carolina Cosse, Antel’s president.

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