BTC selects Lucent for 1xEV-DO rollout

17 Nov 2005

The Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC) has awarded Lucent Technologies a contract for the deployment of CDMA2000 1x and 1xEV-DO technology. The new equipment will be rolled out to the islands of New Providence, Grand Bahamas, Bimini, Eleuthera and Exuma, with coverage focussed on the main towns and resorts. BTC has around 125,000 wireless customers, approximately 60% of which are pre-paid. In addition the company has 133,000 wireline customers.



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