Alcatel-Lucent on board Synterra’s WiMAX venture

6 Jul 2007

Russia telco Synterra has selected Alcatel-Lucent to supply wireless broadband equipment to support its planned nationwide deployment of WiMAX networks in the 2.5GHz frequency band. The project, in cooperation with several regional service providers, aims to cover 1,000 Russian towns and cities with an average population of 100,000 inhabitants by the end of 2008, with the first provincial networks expected to be operational by the fourth quarter of this year. Synterra has already launched WiMAX networks in a number of cities, including Moscow.

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