12 MARCH 2009 â�� Alcatel-Lucent says it has signed a contract with Telekom Srbija, the main telecommunications operator in Serbia, to expand, extend, and upgrade the carrier's existing network. This will enable the operator to expand its service offering for voice, data, and broadband Internet services to more end users, benefiting from enhanced aggregation and transport capabilities.
"We want to provide our business and residential customers a wide range of beneficial, easy-to-use broadband services," said SaÅ¡a LekoviÄ�, Telekom Srbija CTO. "Alcatel-Lucent's unique network expertise and the high technical competence of their local team will provide us with a cost-effective upgrade without service interruptions. This will enable us to offer our customers innovative services with the highest quality in just a few months."
Alcatel-Lucent will provide its packet optical transport equipment for DSLAM traffic aggregation and Ethernet business services, while the 1626 Light Manager DWDM system will be used for long-haul transport. Additionally, Alcatel-Lucent will supply its DSL and Litespan/MSAN technology and the associated services of project management, software integration, integration services and technical support services.
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