Alcatel-Lucent has entered into an agreement with Taiwan’s Asia Pacific Telecom Co., Ltd (APT), a leading fixed, mobile and Internet service provider, to expand its delivery of high-speed 3G services and meet customers’ growing demand for video, Internet and data services on-the-move.
APT in the backdrop of increasing demand for mobile Internet access will, in the second half of 2012, extend its existing comprehensive list of fixed and mobile services to deliver seamless data services - including the latest multimedia applications - to business and residential customers. The demand for internet access is being fueled by smartphoes, tablets and mobile devices.
Under this agreement, Alcatel-Lucent is delivering its market-leading 3G mobile broadband solution, which is based on CDMA EV-DO technology and its proprietary IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) technology. Alcatel-Lucent will also deploy its full services expertise in the delivery and integration of third party equipment.
“APT is committed to ‘Making Better Changes’ for our customers and working with Alcatel-Lucent we will be able to do this, offering our customers seamless fixed and mobile broadband services to enrich their business and social lives”, said Sophia Chiu, Chairman of the Asia Pacific Telecom Co., Ltd.
“This will allow APT to satisfy customers’ needs today while evolving the company’s network to provide even more enhanced mobile data services and choices for its customers in the future. APT will also be able to leverage our innovative lightRadio portfolio in the future, allowing them to further grow their network and market position", Rajeev Singh-Molares, president of Alcatel-Lucent’s Asia-Pacific region.