BTC selects Alca-Lu for EUR32 million contract to deploy GSM/EDGE network infrastructure

16 Jul 2008

Alcatel-Lucent has announced that it has been awarded a EUR32 million (USD51 million) contract by Bulgarian Telecommunications Company (BTC) to provide GSM/EDGE solutions to its wireless arm Vivatel. Alcatel-Lucent will replace half of Vivatel’s current GSM Base Station Subsystem network equipment and will also provide a full range of services in conjunction with this contract including project management, network design, integration, testing, installation, and multi-vendor radio network planning and optimisation. The contract runs through 2011.

Bulgaria,Vivacom (BTC), Alcatel-Lucent,



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