Telecom dumps Alcatel-Lucent for Huawei in 4G network build

Mon, 08 Apr 2013

By Paul McBeth April 9 (BusinessDesk) - Telecom Corp, the country's biggest telecommunications company, has dumped the architect of its mobile network Alcatel-Lucent in favour of Chinese heavyweight Huawei to build its 4G infrastructure. The Auckland-based company picked Huawei due to its experience building 73 long-term evolution (LTE) mobile technology networks across 42 countries and because the Chinese telecommunications manufacturer is "truly pushing the boundaries of LTE technology," chief technology officer David Havercroft said in a...

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