Alcatel-Lucent and CET to Expand Fiber-Optic Network in Lebanon

Alcatel-Lucent, a French company, and Consolidated Engineering & Trading (CET), a local firm, have received a $40m contract from the Lebanon Telecommunications Ministry. Under the contract, local telephone centers will be linked with an optical network. The project will continue for the next 16 months and will cover the first stage of the broadband expansion plan in Lebanon. The ministry will launch the remaining phases of the project subsequently.

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