Lucent rolls out Vivo’s CDMA2000 1x network in Sergipe

1 Dec 2004

Lucent Technologies and Brasilcel (Vivo), the 50/50 joint venture between European heavyweights Telefónica of Spain and Portugal Telecom, have completed the deployment of a CDMA 1x network in the Aracajú metropolitan region and other cities in the state of Sergipe. The upgrade will boost voice capacity on the network and enable the introduction of new data services such as e-mail and mobile internet access, at speeds of up to 144kbps. Lucent has also supplied CDMA2000 1x equipment for Vivo in Espírito Santo, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.