Alcatel provides a complete family of PDH and SONET fixed point-to-point microwave radio systems covering a wide range of transmission rates, frequency bands and configurations. These systems are intended for public and private networks and enable fast and low-cost wireless network deployment.
Star Microwave carries a selection of new and legacy Alcatel equipment and provides legacy repair services.


  • MDR-8000 Microwave Radios

    The MDR-8000 is Alcatel- Lucent’s premier digital microwave radio for long-haul, point-to-point wireless communications. The flexible platform offers features designed to provide robust operation, while also reducing your total cost of ownership. With a common platform that supports virtually all frequency bands from 2-11 GHz, and transmission capacity from 2-32 DS1s, 1-3 DS3s, OC-3, and 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, with the ability to upgrade capacity in service simply by changing Capacity Keys

    • Licensed and Unlicensed bands
    • 1.8, 2.3, 2.4, 5.8, 6, 10.5, and 11 GHz
    • Native Ethernet transport at 8, 12, 24, 50 and 150 Mb/s – 300 Mb/s with dual transceivers
    • Expanded DS1 Capacity: 32xDS1
    • Extremely low latency
    • Protected Ethernet interfaces in hot-standby and dual-channel radios
    • Ethernet upgrade to MDR-8000 systems already in place


    Current Products

  • 9500 MXC Microwave Cross Connect

    The Alcatel-Lucent 9500 MXC is a new generation of digital, medium-high capacity, point-to-point microwave radio. A flexible platform, it supports PDH, SDH/SONET, Ethernet interfaces and node configuration. The Alcatel-Lucent 9500 MXC provides an effective solution for high capacity applications addressing the needs of a growing segment.

    • Licensed
    • 6, 11, 18, 23, 38 GHz
    • SDH capacity up to 2xSTM-1/OC-3 addressable as 1+0, 1+1 or 2+0.
    • Super PDH functionality up to 75xE1/100xDS1 with mux functionality
    • Ethernet interfaces up to 200Mbps with 4×10/100BaseT interfaces and integrated Ethernet switching
    • High spectrum efficiency with QPSK, 16QAM, 32QAM, 64QAM and 128QAM
    • Very compact indoor/outdoor architecture
    • Intelligent IDU for flexible configurations (PDH-SDH-ETH; Node configuration)


    Current Products

  • 7250 SAS – Service Access Switch

    The Alcatel-Lucent 7250 Service Access Switch (SAS) is a feature-rich customer edge device purpose-built to increase service provider revenues and deliver a complete portfolio of data, voice and video services to enterprises. The 7250 SAS will enable service providers to increase revenues through enhanced service offerings and allow enterprise customers to expand capabilities and decrease costs

    Current Products


  • MDR-6000 – 6 GHz – 8T1, 16T1
  • MDR-4000 – 6/11 GHz – 1DS3, 2DS3

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