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MobiTel-Alcatel-Lucent

MobiTel-Alcatel-Lucent

Access to voice and broadband services is poised to expand considerably in the Kingdom.

MobiTel, the country's largest telecommunications network, and Alcatel-Lucent, a

French-based firm that provides hardware, software and services to telecommunications

service providers around the world, signed a $150,000,000 Purchase Agreement to expand

the Motibel network. Held at the Hotel Cambodiana, the signing ceremony was presided

over by Deputy Prime Minister H.E. Sok An. In his speech, Alain Cadillon, vice-president

and head of the Southeast Asia Regional Unit, Alcatel-Lucent emphasized the deal's

potential. "The expansion of CamGSM's mobile network over the next four years

will bring a new range of mobile communication services, ranging from basic voice

to streaming video, mobile TV and Internet access, to more than three million subscribers

in Cambodia."

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