Monday, September 21, 2015

Cable & Wireless Communications Picks Ericsson for Mobile Upgrades

Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (CWC) has selected Ericsson to transform its 3G network and deploy 4G LTE technology to its over six million Caribbean and Latin American subscribers.

Under the deal, Ericsson will deliver equipment and a range of professional services, including project management, systems integration and support. It also includes software updates that deliver new capabilities in radio access, network management and network control. Meeting consumer demands for high performance, in addition to the growing need for coverage and capacity, requires continual network evolution.

"The extension of our strategic partnership with Ericsson consolidates our commitment to delivering high-quality communications services to our customers and to working together to keep our outstanding network position. It is key for us to be working with global, innovative vendors such as Ericsson," stated Carlo Alloni, EVP Technology and Group CTIO, Cable & Wireless Communications.