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Network modernization to reduce carbon footprint

Modernization to reduce carbon footprint

In partnership with Vodafone, United Kingdom

Ericsson Radio System - 3 sector antenna solution


Modernize the 4G network in London to be 5G- and IoT-ready while retaining a top position for performance benchmarking.


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.


With more traffic, better throughput and energy efficient hardware consuming 20 -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.

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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.
Read the Press release
Sustainable development goals

Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals

The highlighted Sustainable Development 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