Ericsson : Ericsson to deliver mobile backhaul for T-Mobile Poland
*New mobile backhaul solution from Ericsson serves 15 million T-Mobile
customers in Poland
*Ericsson to provide mobile backhaul that enables significant increase in
network capacity, scalability and operational flexibility
*Mobile backhaul ensures IP connectivity all the way through the network
enabling continued running of 2G and 3G networks and future LTE services
The use of mobile broadband is spreading rapidly in Poland. In 2011 mobile
broadband usage was 55 percent, a steady and significant increase from 20
percent in 2009. The increase in mobile broadband users has challenged network
operators to provide significantly more capacity, while maintaining network
performance. With this solution from Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), Polska Telefonia
Cyfrowa S.A. (PTC), operator of T-Mobile brand, can address the increasing
demand for data.
Ericsson will supply T-Mobile with its industry-leading MINI-LINK SP Packet
aggregation nodes, Ericsson SPO 1400 Packet Optical Transport and IP Transport
network management system products. T-Mobile will gain simple and
cost-effective network migration from TDM (Time Division Multiplexing) to
high-performance packet networking based on MPLS-TP (Multiprotocol Label
Switching Transport Profile) with a complete end-to-end managed mobile
backhaul solution from Ericsson. Ericsson is also providing deployment,
support and spare parts management services as part of the solution.
Anders Runevad, President of RWCE at Ericsson, says: "PTC, operator of
T-Mobile brand, is an exceptional partner for Ericsson. Our companies have
cooperated together for 17 years. The mobile backhaul migration provides
superior network quality, through a simple and scalable solution. It offers
speed and reliability and meets the subscriber demands for more bandwidth and
the best possible broadband experience for our customers."
NOTES TO EDITORS
Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa S.A. (PTC) is the operator of the T-Mobile network in
Poland. PTC was founded in 1995 as a limited liability company. On August 1st,
2011 PTC was transformed into a joint-stock company. Deutsche Telekom Group, a
global telecommunication concern, the owner of T-Mobile and T-Systems, is the
first co-founder and currently the sole owner of PTC. Deutsche Telekom is one
of the world's leading integrated telecommunications companies with around 128
million mobile customers, 36 million fixed-network lines and approximately 17
million broadband lines. Deutsche Telekom is present in over 50 countries.
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