Polkomtel and Aero2 have selected Ericsson to modernise and expand
their WCDMA and LTE network infrastructure. Under the agreement,
Ericsson will provide deployment, integration and support services for
the upgraded mobile broadband network for a period of three years.
Ericsson’s radio solutions will enhance capacity and throughput,
expanding WCDMA and LTE coverage in northern and western Poland to keep
pace with growing demand for smartphones and mobile broadband
Operators Polkomtel and Aero2 have chosen Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) to
supply WCDMA and LTE infrastructure in Poland. Under the agreement,
Ericsson will also provide a range of services including design,
deployment, integration and support for the upgraded mobile broadband
network for a period of three years, followed by an automatic extension
for an indefinite period.
The upgrades will allow for expanded WCDMA and LTE coverage in
northern and western Poland to keep pace with rapid uptake of
smartphones and increased demand for mobile broadband, which is
changing the way people work and entertain themselves as we enter the
Wojciech Pytel, Board Member of Polkomtel, says: "Ericsson is a
long-term partner of Polkomtel and we are glad to have signed this new
agreement. Together we will meet our customers' expectations for
high-quality interactive mobile broadband services in Poland."
Emil Nilsson, Vice President for Central Europe, Ericsson, says: "We
are both pleased and proud to be selected to further build on our
existing relationship with such a leading operator as Polkomtel.
Ericsson has been present in Poland for over 100 years, supporting and
enabling the introduction of the most advanced Ericsson technology in
the country. This first LTE contract reiterates our commitment to the
Ericsson has been a partner of Polkomtel's since 2002, providing and
implementing GSM and WCDMA networks, as well as microwave transmission,
IP and packet core solutions.
The state-of-the-art radio solutions provided under the terms of this
agreement will enhance coverage, capacity and throughput for customers
of Polkomtel and Aero2.