Alcatel-Lucent to Build Claro Network for Panama

The French multinational will build a backhaul mobile network nationwide, allowing better services for Claro.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

In a press release, Alcatel-Lucent announced that the new network will allow Claro Panama to offer its customers multimedia services, including better access to broadband Internet.

Under the agreement, Alcatel-Lucent will provide its IP/MPLS technology, along with consulting services, design, installation, operation and maintenance.

Victor Agnellini, President of Alcatel-Lucent for Latin America and the Caribbean, said that "by converging all its services in an all-IP network, Claro Panama will reduce transportation costs while maintaining the levels of service quality and reliability needed to offer premium multimedia services to its users."

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