Wind of change on the horizon as Alca-Lu overhauls telco’s fibre network

28 Jun 2013

Italian operator Wind Telecomunicazioni (Wind Italy) has announced that it has selected French-US vendor Alcatel-Lucent to extend and transform its nationwide fibre-optic transport and IP communication networks. Alca-Lu will provide a network transformation solution that includes long-haul optical transport, mobile backhaul, metro area network (MAN) and IP service edge technology to expand and update the telco’s existing network, as well as introduce advanced services to customers.