Alcatel-Lucent and Neo-Sky to test WiMAX Rev-e capabilities in Spain

25 Sep 2008

Alcatel-Lucent has inked a deal with Neo-Sky, a company of Iberdrola Group, to deploy a turnkey WiMAX 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) network in Madrid, enabling the Spanish broadband operator to test and accelerate the deployment of WiMAX services in Spain. The deal will see Alcatel-Lucent provide a complete solution, including base stations and WiMAX access controllers and the network is expected to offer services including voice-over-IP (VoIP) and high speed internet access. ‘With this WiMAX field trial we are laying the foundations to know the performances that the future commercial networks will be able to support to meet our corporate customer’s requirements for easy-to-use wireless broadband services offering nomadic capabilities, including voice, data, and multimedia, and best-in-class quality of service,’ said Cesar Arranz, Executive President of Neo-Sky.

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