TIM Brasil taps Alcatel-Lucent for femtocells

27 Feb 2014

Alcatel-Lucent has secured a contract with TIM Brasil for the deployment of femtocells on its 3G network to improve indoor wireless coverage for personal and business customers. Under the three-year deal, TIM Brasil will make use of Alca-Lu solutions Enterprise Cell 9362, Homecell 9361 and Metrocell Outdoor 9364 to improve coverage and capacity for subscribers. While the value of the contract was not disclosed, Daniel Hermeto, Director of Supplies and Supply Chain at TIM Brasil, commented: ‘TIM will make significant investments in femtocells by 2016.’