Monday, June 10, 2013

Ericsson Wins 5-Year Management Contract with Three UK + EE

Mobile Broadband Network Limited (MBNL), the joint venture company owned by Three UK and EE, awarded a 5-year contract to Ericsson to manage operations and maintenance of its radio access network in the UK.

Specifically, Ericsson will provide a fully managed end to end operations service that includes the network operations centre, network performance and optimisation, field support and maintenance, as well as multivendor spare parts management service for its 2G and 3G networks and EE and Three UK deployments of 4G technology.

"Since the formation of MBNL in 2007 we have achieved a great deal by consolidating a complex network infrastructure to deliver the best network at lowest cost. Ericsson will deliver a further enhancement to the service levels we achieve, and drive continuous service improvement and innovation to further extend our lead in positive customer experience," stated Graham Payne, Managing Director, MBNL.

Ericsson noted that has signed more than 300 managed services contracts in more than 100 countries covering over 1 billion subscribers.

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