Alcatel-Lucent provides TIM with 147km island radio link

Wednesday 23 September 2015 | 08:55 CET | News
Alcatel-Lucent has provided TIM with a microwave link to ensure continuous ultra-broadband connectivity between the Sicilian islands of Pantelleria and Lampedusa. The link, which has been deployed using Alcatel-Lucent's 9500 Microwave Packet Radio platform, is designed to strengthen the reliability of telephony and ultra-broadband access for both residents and visitors to the islands, both of which are popular tourist destinations. Alcatel-Lucent said the 800 Mbps link supports a mix of IP and legacy traffic and uses microwave backhaul and transport technology that provides a viable

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / TIM
Countries: Italy
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