0
Wireless

Alcatel-Lucent loses SFR upgrade to Huawei, NSN - report

Thursday 11 October 2012 | 20:30 CET | News
French operator SFR did award Alcatel-Lucent a new contract as mobile network equipment supplier last July, reports Les Echos, citing unnamed sources. Not only will Alcatel-Lucent not deploy SFR's 4G antennas, but its existing 2G and 3G base stations will be progressively replaced by Nokia Siemens Network. SFR rationalised its deployments by keeping only two suppliers, Huawei, because of its lead in all-in-one technologies (2G, 3G and 4G on the same antenna), and the European supplier that was most aggressive on price, NSN. As previously reported, Bouygues Telecom chose Huawei and Ericsson

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / Bouygues Telecom / France Telecom / Huawei China / Nokia / SFR / Siemens
Countries: France
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Bouygues picks Alcatel-Lucent CSCF, SBC equipment

Published 13 Mar 2014 21:21 CET | France
Alcatel-Lucent and Bouygues Telecom have strengthened their long-standing relationship by signing multiple cooperation agreements ...

SFR selects Alcatel-Lucent 1830 photonic service switch

Published 13 Jan 2014 12:01 CET | France
Alcatel-Lucent announced that it is supplying its 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) converged WDM/OTN/Packet based-platform and ...

SFR taps NSN Liquid Radio for Paris LTE service

Published 29 Jan 2013 14:50 CET | France
French operator SFR has selected Nokia Siemens Networks' Liquid Radio technology to boost performance at its first LTE area in ...

Nokia Siemens Networks voorbij Alcatel-Lucent

Published 14 Nov 2012 08:21 CET | World
Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) heeft in het derde kwartaal van dit jaar vooruitgang geboekt, blijkt uit onderzoek van Dell'Oro. NSN ...

French PM blames previous govt for destabilising Alcatel

Published 13 Nov 2012 08:55 CET | France
France's last government left the telecoms sector in a mess and destabilised Alcatel-Lucent, current industry minister Arnaud ...

Alcatel Lucent upgrades UAE stock and commodities body SCA

Published 17 Oct 2012 12:28 CET | United Arab Emirates
UAE's Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) has deployed the latest Unified Communication and Collaboration (UC&C) ...

Spirent selected to test Huawei CloudEngine switches

Published 15 Oct 2012 18:11 CET | China
Huawei selected the Spirent TestCentre to verify the performance of the newly launched CloudEngine 12800 series of data centre ...

SFR continues HSPA+ expansion, plans LTE for start 2013

Published 30 Mar 2012 09:39 CET | France
French operator SFR has announced that it would start generalising 21 Mbps HSPA+ across its network from 11 April with the aim of ...

Bouygues taps Alcatel-Lucent for IP network transformation

Published 15 Nov 2011 09:01 CET | France
French mobile and broadband operator Bouygues Telecom has selected Alcatel-Lucent to support the transformation of its current ...

Orange France selects Ericsson for mobile upgrade - report

Published 25 Oct 2011 10:58 CET | France
This summer Orange France selected Ericsson to provide base station equipment for three French regions, East, Southwest and ...

SFR, NSN demonstrate LTE in Marseille

Published 23 Sep 2011 09:38 CET | France
French mobile and broadband operator SFR has run a live demonstration of LTE, or 4G as it is normally called in France, using ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

27 Nov Axiata Q3 2020
30 Nov Zoom Video Communications Q3 2020
30 Nov NexTV Series MENA
01 Dec Hewlett Packard Enterprise fiscal Q4
01 Dec 5G Italy
01 Dec NGON & DCI World
02 Dec FTTH Conference
02 Dec Microsoft AGM
02 Dec Telia EGM
03 Dec GCX fiscal Q2
03 Dec Marvell Technology fiscal Q3
03 Dec Liberty Latin America AGM
::: More Calendar Items