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China MobileGuangxi Branch and Ericsson have joined together to deploy world’s first City Site, an innovative radio site solution, which has been put into commercial use on a trial basis.
Entel has extended its strategic partnership with Ericsson to supply its 2G, 3G and end-to-end IP network for 4G/LTE.
Ericsson and STMicroelectronics announced an agreement on the way forward for the joint venture, ST-Ericsson.
Ericsson has been contracted to deliver mobile backhaul to Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa S.A. (PTC), the operator arm of the T-Mobile brand in Poland.
Ericsson has now validated that MINI-LINK products in traditional frequency bands can operate in non-line-of-sight (NLOS) conditions with high performance.
Tele2 has signed a frame agreement with Ericsson for the expansion and upgrade of its mobile backhaul network throughout Europe.
Ericsson will provide Etisalat Egypt with its latest RBS 6000 radio base station technology that will enable energy-efficient and cost-effective operations while allowing the operator to meet the demands of its growing subscriber base.
Ericsson has helped MTN South Africa to launch a commercial LTE network which will be rolled out across the country.
In the recent IMS/VoLTE Competitive Assessment, ABI Research rates Ericsson as the overall leader with respect to innovation and implementation. Ericsson’s large cache of IMS and VoLTE patents, industry leadership in interoperability testing, and market share firmly places them in the top position. Closely at their heels are Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia Siemens Networks, both of whom have strong portfolios, and in some aspects are superior. Alcatel-Lucent and Nokia Siemens Networks hold dominant positions at the most demanding, leading wave LTE IMS deployments, and Nokia Siemens Networks is ahead with virtualization technology. Additionally, the Huawei and ZTE unique propositions are noteworthy.
To cope with data traffic growth and expand its mobile coverage, Vivo has chosen Ericsson to supply and implement a 4G/LTE network in the North and Mid-Western regions of Brazil, as well as the states of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Bahia and Sergipe.
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