Ericsson Wins Japanese LTE Rollout Contract
Published on: 18th Dec 2013
Japan's KDDI has selected Ericsson as one of the prime vendors to deploy its LTE system and Evolved Packet Core network.
Under the contract, Ericsson will provide a LTE radio access network based on RBS6000 as well as the Evolved Packet Core. The radio access network is based on LTE FDD. In addition to network solutions, Ericsson will provide related services such as network rollout and systems integration.
The selection marks a milestone as it is the first time Ericsson and KDDI have collaborated to implement a radio access network.
Financial and timeline details were not disclosed.