PARIS -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) has been selected by NTELOS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: NTLS) to provide 4G LTE network services for the nTelos Wireless network build-out in West Virginia and parts of western Virginia. The network will serve an additional 2.1 million people.
This is the third network expansion provided by Alcatel-Lucent since nTelos Wireless launched its LTE network in 2013. Alcatel-Lucent has worked with the wireless provider since 2000.
nTelos Wireless is deploying Alcatel-Lucentís 4G LTE solution, including multi-technology Radio Access Network, Mobile Backhaul, and elements within its Evolved Packet Core (EPC) as part of its network expansion into West Virginia and parts of western Virginal serving an additional 2.1 million people.
nTelos will deploy Alcatel-Lucent base stations supporting Sprintís 1900MHz, 800MHz and 2.5G spectrum.
Alcatel-Lucent also will expand nTelosí existing backhaul with its 7705 Service Aggregation Router and the EPC with the 9471 Wireless Mobility Manager.
Alcatel-Lucent is providing nTelos Wireless with a set of professional services including engineering, installation, integration, and project management.