Monday, February 25, 2013

Ericsson to provide UK 4G/LTE network for O2

O2, a Telef√≥nica brand serving 23 million mobile subscribers in the UK, named Ericsson as sole supplier to provide an Evolved Packet Core (EPC) for its LTE network.  In addition, Ericsson will transform 50 percent of its nationwide network by supplying and deploying the latest RBS 6000 multi-standard radio base stations. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The deployment includes Ericsson's Evolved Packet Gateway on the SSR 8000 Smart Services Router family and SGSN-MME on the Ericsson Blade System. It also include customer support services.

Ericsson has now signed 130 LTE/EPC contracts in 51 countries on six continents.

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