Lucent to deploy 1xEV-DO BFWA network for Egypt’s schools

6 Sep 2006

Egypt’s government has announced plans to deploy a trial 3G network to provide broadband fixed wireless access (BFWA) to the country’s schools, writes Cellular News. Lucent Technologies will deliver a combined CDMA2000 1xEV-DO and Wi-Fi network to enable students and teachers will be able to access the internet at high speed via desktop or laptop computers. Further details have not yet been made available. The value of the deal was not disclosed.