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Ericsson wins LTE contract in Latin America

in News, Ericsson, Open Mobile, 4G, LTE

Puerto Rico's operator Open Mobile has selected Ericsson to supply, deploy and manage its nationwide network. Under the deal, Ericsson will roll out a complete 4G/LTE solution. Ericsson will assist the operation of Open Mobile newly deployed LTE network. According to company, this is Ericsson's first full-scope contract for an LTE network combined with MPLS enabled Mobile Backhaul.

"Being at the forefront of broadband evolution means our customers in Puerto Rico will be the first in Latin America to benefit from this groundbreaking technology. We appreciate having a partner in Ericsson with proven experience and knowledge to deploy this first LTE network in the region. This is a key step towards bringing our customers the fastest mobile broadband network," said Frank Bell, President of Open Mobile.

The contract includes radio access and core network with latest-generation multi standard radio base station, RBS 6000 series, MME and Mobile Backhaul with MINI-LINK TN and MINI-LINK SP. The network rollout has started.

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