Sunday, May 11, 2008

Indonesia's Telkomsel Selects Ericsson's Blade-based Mobile Softswitch

Ericsson announced a contract to supply its Mobile Softswitch Solution (MSS) to Indonesia's Telkomsel.

The solution will provide a common core network platform for both GSM and WCDMA technology and boost Telkomsel's network capacity, performance and coverage. The deployment includes the new MSC Server Blade Cluster, which up to 8 million subscribers with only two cabinets. This reduces space requirements by up to 90 percent and energy consumption by up to 60 percent compared with Ericsson's standard MSC-Servers. Financial terms were not disclosed.

  • Earlier this month, Nokia Siemens Networks announced a contract to supply its MSC Server System mobile softswitch solution to Telkomsel.


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