March 19, 2001
Lucent, Verizon in major wireless deal
Author: JT Smith
The Register reports that Verizon Wireless has just inked a 3 year, five billion dollar deal with Lucent Technologies to build and deploy its next-generation wireless network. The rush to upgrade is on, especially since competitor AT&T received a healthy cash infusion from investor NTT DoCoMo, Japan's leading mobile data service provider.