Bharti Airtel, Alcatel-Lucent Form Managed Service

by CXOtoday Staff    May 05, 2009

Bharti Airtel and Alcatel-Lucent have announced a joint venture to facilitate Airtel’s migration to Next Generation Networks (NGN).

The move to Next Generation Networks (NGN) will allow Airtel to offer advanced services like high-speed Internet, Triple Play, media-rich VAS, MPLS,  and VPN for retail and business customers

Under the JV, Alcatel-Lucent will design, plan, deploy, optimize, and manage Bharti Airtel’s broadband and telephone network across India.

"This JV will leverage Alcatel-Lucent’s global expertise in IP transformation and network management while allowing us to focus on customer delivery and market growth," said Manoj Kohli, CEO & Joint MD of Bharti Airtel.

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