Alcatel-Lucent IP technology powers Fastweb’s WOW FI community as homes are turned into wi-fi hotspots throughout Italy
Fastweb is creating Italy’s first wi-fi-based wireless community to increase ultra-broadband access for residential customers, anywhere and at anytime
Paris, France, December 10, 2015
- Alcatel-Lucent is providing Fastweb with IP technology to build the first Wi-Fi ‘community’ in Italy using a fixed access network.
- Fastweb is deploying Alcatel-Lucent’s Wireless LAN gateway functionality with its IP-based 7750 Service Routers as well as authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA) server authentication functionalities of its Motive® platform.
- Following the initial trial in Monza and Livorno, the WOW FI service has been extended to Milan, with the aim of achieving nationwide coverage by 2016.
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