Softbank Mobile selects Alca-Lu for 3G backhaul

5 Dec 2007

Paris-based equipment vendor Alcatel-Lucent has won a contract to supply Japanese cellular operator Softbank Mobile, a subsidiary of Softbank Corp, with a backhaul solution to support the cellco’s 3G network. Alca-Lu’s mobile backhaul product uses IP/MPLS technology and deliveries will include the Alcatel 7670 Routing Switch Platform, capable of supporting next generation multimedia services, and the 5620 Network Management (NM) platform. No financial details were disclosed.

Japan, Alcatel-Lucent, SoftBank Corp