Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Korea's LG UPLUS Picks Ericsson for LTE

LG U+, a Korean wireless service provider, has selected Ericsson for its LTE commercial service network. The deployment will be able to support the existing CDMA and 4G LTE mobile service concurrently.

Ericsson will be responsible for building LTE network in Seoul and will supply Evolved Packet Core network, LTE base stations and optical repeaters for access and transmission. The project will start in May this year and be completed in 2012.

LG-Ericsson is Ericsson's local presence in Korea.