Delta selects Lucent for EV-DO upgrade

9 Jun 2005

Russian cellco Delta Telecom, which operates in the St Petersburg region under the name SkyLink, has contracted Lucent to expand its CDMA450 network and upgrade it to 1x EV-DO technology. Lucent will also deploy its Super-Distributed Home Location Register, a key element of its IP Multimedia Subsystem solution, as well as additional Flexent CDMA450 base stations and a new Mobile Switching Centre. The upgrade is due to be completed by the end of this year; the value of the deal was not disclosed.

Russia, SkyLink