Alcatel-Lucent on Monday won a contract to extend U.A.E.-based Etisalat's LTE network coverage.

The agreement is part of the operator's plan to cover 99% of the country's populated areas by 2015. In addition, the deal will see Etisalat deploy evolved Multimedia Broadcast Service (eMBMS) in 2014, the technology underpinning LTE Broadcast

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