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Ireland's Eircom chooses Ericsson as exclusive LTE vendor

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Ericsson says that it has signed a five year exclusive agreement which sees Ericsson become the sole vendor for Eircom's radio access solutions for LTE, as well as 3G and 2G mobile technologies across Ireland.

The deal includes multi-standard radio base station equipment from the Ericsson RBS 6000 base station family for macro and small cell networks, LTE RAN software and upgrades of existing 2G and 3G access network software.

Ericsson will also provide support services for the equipment for the duration of the agreement.

Richard Moat, Eircom Acting CEO, says, "Eircom was the first operator to deliver 4G services in Ireland. This was supported with Ericsson equipment and we are pleased to build on the relationship by announcing this five year exclusive contract."

Financial terms were not disclosed.

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