Vivo signs 1xEV-DO contract with Lucent

2 Feb 2006

Leading Brazilian cellco Vivo has inked a deal with Lucent to expand and enhance its 3G 1xEV-DO network, predominately targeting further customers in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Vivo is the southern hemisphere’s largest mobile operator, claiming almost 30 million customers at the end of 2005 and approximately 36% of the fast growing Brazilian wireless market.