Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Huawei Confirms 2G Upgrade for Everything Everywhere UK

Huawei confirmed a contract to upgrade the 2G network of Everything Everywhere, the joint venture that operates the networks for T-Mobile (UK) and Orange (UK). There will be a significant increase in coverage and network capacity, including indoor coverage. Customers can also expect HD voice experience for voice calls in line with the UMTS (3G) network. The upgrade will also prepare the Everything Everywhere network for its evolution to LTE in the coming years. Financial terms were not disclosed.

"This contract marks a very significant milestone in the evolution of the UK mobile market and represents yet another major breakthrough for Huawei in The European tier one wireless service provider arena," said Victor Zhang, CEO of Huawei UK. "Huawei has a proven track record in providing cutting-edge mobile solutions to operators across the world. We are committed to becoming a serious network supplier for mobile operators in the UK and are pleased to collaborate with Everything Everywhere, offering an effective solution with future-proofed technology that will improve voice quality and network coverage for its customers across the UK."http://www.huawei.com

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