MTS Picks AlcaLu's WDM Offering

Russian operator chooses Alcatel-Lucent’s WDM product for its optical transport network in metropolitan areas

June 15, 2011

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PARIS -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that OJSC Mobile TeleSystems (“MTS” – NYSE: MBT), the leading telecommunication operator in Russia and the CIS, has selected Alcatel-Lucent’s WDM solution for its optical transport network in metropolitan areas. The project will enable MTS to increase its network capacity, flexibility, speed and enhance quality of service.

The resulting increase in the backhaul capacity and transport efficiency allows MTS to optimize the delivery of bandwidth-hungry 3G services and prepare its network for LTE technology introduction.Under the agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will deploy its WDM networking solution in four federal districts of Russia: Moscow, the north-west, the south and the Volga region and will cover initially the following four cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Rostov and Ufa.

Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU)

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