Melbourne Cup coverage boosted by Alcatel, Telstra

Tuesday 6 November 2012 | 08:29 CET | News
Alcatel-Lucent and Telstra have announced they are working together to provide race-goers at the week-long Melbourne Cup horse racing event in Melbourne fast mobile broadband coverage through the integration of Alcatel-Lucent's lightRadio technology in Telstra's Next G track-side network. Telstra will augment the network with Alcatel-Lucent's 3G 9764 lightRadio W-CDMA Metro Outdoor small cells in the 2100 MHz band, mounted on lightpoles throughout the "Birdcage" hospitality area of the Flemington racecourse. This will effectively double the available wireless coverage and capacity throughout

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Alcatel-Lucent USA/FR / Telstra
Countries: Australia
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