Source: Alcatel-Lucent press release
Together with Alcatel-Lucent, Orange has successfully completed the first phase of its trial of Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile broadband technology with a live network in France. This trial enabled Orange to develop hands-on insights into the capabilities of LTE technology and evaluate how it performs in a real, live network environment. Following the trial’s first phase, Orange is evaluating the introduction of new multimedia applications over an LTE mobile network, such as voice over IP (VoIP) steered by IMS and streaming video. This is part of Orange’s on going work towards preparing for a timely implementation of LTE in support of customer demand.