Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) today announced the commercial launch of first IP-based mobile next generation network (NGN) to offer enhanced services to residential and enterprise customers in Mumbai. The mobile NGN solution, provided by Alcatel-Lucent, is 3G and IMS ready and will provide MTNL with substantial operator benefits in network optimization, bandwidth savings and reduced space and power requirements.
The deployment of Mobile NGN solution for MTNL supports the operator’s leadership in the competitive market of Mumbai it leverages common network hardware and software assets to provide MTNL with the network scalability and agility to migrate from a 2G to a 3G network and to IMS as the market needs justify it.
The mobile NGN solution will significantly decrease MTNL’s time-to-market for advanced mobile services.
MTNL’s endeavors are focused on offering the latest technology and services to its customers. MTNL has been instrumental in providing the most competitive quality services to its customers and also keeping the market prices at affordable levels even for the common man 3G services are going to revolutionize the way we communicate and entertain ourselves.
Alcatel-Lucent’s mobile NGN solution is based on a secure, distributed architecture that enables MTNL to flexibly address traffic growth, reduce operation costs and simplify network maintenance. ‘This win demonstrates the value of the long-term customer relationship and commitment of Alcatel-Lucent in India. Our undisputed technology leadership, innovation, and global knowledge and experience in telecommunications allows us to deliver a solution that positions our customers well to meet the challenge of increasing competition both today and tomorrow,’ said Vivek Mohan, managing director of Alcatel-Lucent’s activities in India.