Ericsson to provide microwave transmission for Telenor worldwide

Ericsson will supply microwave transmission for the Norwegian operator Telenor. The agreement covers all Telenor group affiliates worldwide.
      Telenor is the largest provider of telecommunications services in
Norway and has substantial international mobile operations. Telenor currently holds a 29.94% stake in Total Access Communication Pcl.(TAC), which operates under the DTAC brand name in Thailand. It also holds 61% in Berhad (DiGi) in Malaysia, where the company runs mobile phone operation in the country through its operating company DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd.
      Under the agreement, Ericsson will provide Telenor’s affiliates, primarily in Europe and Asia, with MINI-LINK point-to-point microwave transmission, including high capacity radios and smart traffic nodes.
      The new technology enables operators to meet the new traffic demands of high-bandwidth, voice and data-oriented 2.5G and 3G mobile services at lower cost and with increased network control.
      Ericsson, the leader of mobile and broadband internet communication technology, offers a complete portfolio of transmission systems for mobile networks and high flexibility microwave access, giving unique end-to-end solutions for mobile transmission requirements in more than 140 countries.
      The agreement demonstrates Ericsson’s commitment to Telenor, a strong long-term business partner and strengthens Ericsson’s position as a global supplier to their fast growing international operations, says Sivert Bergman, Vice President & General Manager at BU Transmission & Transport Networks at Ericsson.

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