Alcatel-Lucent enhances GSM/EDGE at Vimpelcom

15 Feb 2007

Russia’s second largest cellular operator, Vimpelcom, has selected Alcatel-Lucent to upgrade and expand its GSM/EDGE networks. The vendor is supplying its 9130 base station sub-system controller platform which will optimise Vimpelcom’s network and offer improved capacity for voice and data traffic. Alcatel supplied Vimpelcom’s existing GSM/EDGE networks, which were serving around 48 million subscribers across Russia at the end of 2006.

Russia, Alcatel-Lucent, Beeline (Russia)