China Mobile Hong Kong (CMHK) has selected Ericsson to expand their commercial LTE network with TD-LTE (LTE TDD) in Hong Kong. Leveraging on the advantage of the LTE FDD installed base, Ericsson will also upgrade the operator’s existing Evolved Packet Core (EPC) network.
Under the agreement, Ericsson will deliver the TD-LTE radio access network, network management using Ericsson OSS-RC, Evolved Packet Core network expansion and upgrade, consulting and systems integration services as well as related design, training and support services.
Sean Lee, Director & CEO, China Mobile Hong Kong, said, “We chose Ericsson, a global leader in the LTE space, as our TD-LTE network partner. By partnering with Ericsson and maximizing our spectrum asset, we will build a converged LTE FDD/TDD network that gives our customers an even better 4G experience.”
“This contract marks another significant milestone for Ericsson and further consolidates our network leadership in the region. With our continued innovation in technology, services and design, we are committed to further enhance China Mobile’s mobile services in Hong Kong and extend our long-standing relationship with the operator,” said Mats H Olsson, President, Ericsson China & North East Asia.