In addition, as part of this agreement, Nokia Siemens Networks is the sole LTE core provider for Optus.
Optus' LTE, GSM and 3G networks will be monitored, managed and optimized by Nokia Siemens Networks' unified network management system, NetAct.
In addition to Optus' in-house services capability, Nokia Siemens Networks will provide Optus with a range of services, including network implementation, spectrum refarming, radio planning, optimization, project management, and care including spare part management, software maintenance, third-party software support and training. Some of these services will be delivered remotely through Nokia Siemens Networks' Global Delivery Centers. Nokia Siemens Networks will also implement its In Building Solution (IBS) that enables reliable mobile broadband connectivity by significantly improving network capacity and coverage inside buildings.
No financial or timeline details were provided though.
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