Telekom Austria Selects Ericsson for Radio Network Upgrade and LTE

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Telekom Austria Group has picked Ericsson for its multi-standard radio network upgarde and to supply LTE infrastructure. Ericsson will upgrade the 2G and 3G mobile networks and also provide the LTE technology for Telekom Austria Group's subsidiaries A1 in Austria and Vipnet in Croatia. Rollout has already started.

Ericsson further adds that with provision of LTE, A1 and Vipnet can continue to meet user demand for a smoother, faster mobile broadband experience and will have flexible 2G/3G/4G RAN solution underpinned by RBS 6000 multi-standard base stations.

"We felt confident in deciding for Ericsson, already our supplier of 2G and 3G. We will be happy to see our subscribers in Austria and Croatia reap immediate benefits from having access to the latest network technologies," said Hans Pichler, Group Chief Technology Officer, Telekom Austria Group.

Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

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