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Network modernization to reduce carbon footprint

Vodafone, United Kingdom

Case  | 
Ericsson Radio System - 3 sector antenna solution

Challenge

To modernize networks to be ready for 5G and IoT while retaining a top position for performance benchmarking.

Solution

Ericsson is modernizing 4,070 sites with single vendor Ericsson Radio System (ERS) solutions by using innovative carry-to-site solutions providing flexibility in deployment.

Impact

With more traffic, better throughput and energy efficient hardware consuming 30 percent less power, we retained a top position in performance benchmarking. A flexible portfolio removed the need for cranes, enabling faster deployment and CAPEX reduction.

More facts and reading

 

 

Vodafone UK selects Ericsson technology to evolve London network

- Ericsson has been selected to provide Massive MIMO and Carrier aggregation technology to help Vodafone UK evolve its 4G network in southern England

- In addition, Ericsson has been selected to provide Vodafone UK with 5G Radio technology to prepare for the introduction of 5G in the region.

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Supporting sustainability goals

The highlighted sustainability goals are included in the project.


“We are continually enhancing our network to optimize performance and give our customers the best possible experience. We will continue to expand our 4G network and develop greater capabilities for our customers. We look forward to continuing to work with Ericsson in order to achieve our goals.”

- Jorge Fernandes, Technology Director, Vodafone UK