Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Huawei Announces Wins in Portugal, South Africa, Switzerland

Portugal Telecom has selected Huawei's SingleRAN LTE solution to launch commercial LTE services. Portugal Telecom will integrate existing GSM networks and new LTE networks on a single platform, offering data speeds up to 150 Mbps and providing end users with seamless mobile services.

Telkom South Africa has selected Huawei's SingleFAN solution for its next gen access network supporting voice, data, and IPTV over downlinks of up to 100 Mbps. Deployment of the countrywide network will involve four million users. Telkom, Africa plans to migrate its fixed network to a fiber-based ultra-broadband network. Huawei will supply a highly integrated COMBO board that combines voice and VDSL2 modules on one service port.

Sunrise, the largest private telecommunications provider in Switzerland, named Huawei as its sole managed services partner for its fixed and mobile network. The Five year multi-technology agreement is one of the largest managed services contracts for Huawei in Europe and includes the transfer of staff from the previous technology partner as well as from Sunrise. Huawei will be responsible for managing Sunrise's mobile and fixed network including internet and IPTV. Huawei will provide design and planning, network build and integration network performance management, field operations, network operations, and spare parts management.