Monaco Telecom launches LTE pilot with Ericsson

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Monaco Telecom has launched its 4G LTE pilot On the occasion of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters tennis tournament. Operator has selected Ericsson to provide the LTE infrastructure.The first LTE radio sites and the network have already been installed by the operator on the Monegasque territory.

Monaco telecom is preparing a commercial launch before end of 2013, according to the launches scheduled by the other European operators.

"The mobile Internet use were multiplied by 4 in 2010. This trend is accelerating. The volume of data to be exchanged in January 2014 corresponds to that of 2010, "said Martin Peronnet, CEO of Monaco Telecom. "

"This is an important agreement for Ericsson. We signed 18 contracts for commercial deployment in the world. Through this partnership with Monaco Telecom, we have the opportunity to demonstrate our technological leadership and our expertise in telecom services and to accompany and support the successful launch of 4G LTE network in the Principality 'said Franck Bouetardais, CEO 'Ericsson France.

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