enet Selects Alcatel-Lucent For €2M Core Network Investment

Press release
04th Nov 2011


enet has awarded a €2M contract for the design, deployment and integration of an IP platform to Alcatel-Lucent, the world leading communication technology vendor.

Under the terms of the deal, Alcatel-Lucent will deliver a new IP platform based on the highly successful 7750, 7210 and 5620SAM IP portfolio. In addition to the delivery of the new platform, Alcatel-Lucent will provide on-going maintenance and performance monitoring.

The deal highlight’s enet’s continued growth and is an integral part of the company’s infrastructure strategy to enhance, upgrade and future proof the network for ever increasing bandwidth demands.

enet CEO, Conal Henry, said, “This is a significant investment for enet as it underlines our commitment to deliver a truly world class network for the carrier community.” He went on to say, “Alcatel-Lucent’s solution was particularly attractive to us because they set out a seamless migration path and had obvious experience delivering similar projects.”

Lucy Dimes, CEO & President of Alcatel-Lucent UK & Ireland said, “All across the world we are seeing the knowledge economy driving demand for increased bandwidth and greater quality of service.  At Alcatel-Lucent, we are at the forefront of supporting this demand and we are delighted to be selected by enet in Ireland.  Our IP portfolio will provide the scope, scale and reliability that enet needs to grow its business.”