Manx Telecom Boosts Isle of Man Network

Alcatel-Lucent has announced that it will supply its IMS solution to Manx Telecom on the Isle of Man. 

Manx Telecom – the largest telecoms and internet provider on the island – is deploying Alcatel-Lucents IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) to address todays end users growing demand for voice, data, and multimedia services. 

The solution will create one unified network by which Manx Telecom can deliver rich broadband services to consumers over any device, says the company. 

“With Alcatel-Lucents IMS solution, we now have a single, scalable platform that can offer multiple customer services with integrated management to deliver the enhanced services being demanded today and prepare for the services that people will seek tomorrow,” said Mike Loundes, CTO of Manx Telecom. “This is a key milestone in the deployment of our network which is one of the biggest technology investments the Isle of Man has ever seen.”

Alcatel-Lucents IMS solution supports the Global System Mobile Associations (GSMAs) Rich Communication Suite, providing Manx Telecom with a unified network address book, multimedia instant messaging, and image sharing. 

“Manx Telecoms deployment of our IMS solution enables the rapid and economical addition of new subscriber services that can be easily scaled to the meet customer demand,” says Adolfo Hernandez, president of Alcatel-Lucents activities for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.