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Ericsson to support Asia-Pacific Telecom's 4G expansion in Taiwan

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Ericsson has been selected to provide equipment and services to help Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) develop its nationwide 4G LTE network in Taiwan. The agreement includes LTE RAN, Evolved Packet Core equipment and services such as network rollout, network design and optimization, integration and training.

Håkan Cervell, Head of Ericsson Taiwan, says: "We are pleased to partner with APT to bring Ericsson's proven technology leadership to their business. Our consumer studies show that network performance is the main driver for mobile phone users' loyalty. With the introduction of 4G/LTE and continuous optimizations of APT's networks, customers will experience superior voice quality and faster speeds on their smartphones."

APT was founded in 2000 and belongs to Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest Original Equipment Manufacturer. APT has 1.7 million mobile subscriptions of which 4G users account for approximatively 70 percent.

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