Ericsson is the sole supplier of América Móvi Claro LTE network in Costa Rica.
Ericsson's full LTE solution will include several core and radio access infrastructure products such as Mobility Management Entity, Home Subscriber Server, the RBS 6000 family, and microwave transmission using the LTE-proven MINI-LINK TN, as well as services and consulting for spectrum refarming, equipment roll-out, systems integration and optimization, in addition to support for field operations, maintenance and the back office. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Claro's LTE network uses the 1800 MHz band. Service is available in some Costa Rican cantons, such as La Uruca, Santa Ana, Escazú (San José) and partially in Heredia and Alajuela provinces.
Alejandro Plater, Vice President Ericsson Latin America, said: "We have been working in partnership with América Móvil for more than 15 years, and we have a very good relationship with Claro since their arrival in Costa Rica three years ago. Enabling a full LTE network infrastructure and operations signifies a new step in our partnership, creating the best services and capabilities for our customer's end users."