Ericsson and Telenor sign global microwave transmission agreement

Ericsson has been chosen as a supplier of microwave transmission for the Norwegian operator Telenor. The frame agreement covers all Telenor group affiliates worldwide.
Press release
Jun 28, 2004 09:30 (GMT +00:00)
Telenor is the largest provider of telecommunications services in Norway, and has substantial international mobile operations. Under the agreement, Ericsson will provide Telenor's affiliates, primarily in Europe and Asia, with MINI-LINK point-to-point microwave transmission, including high capacity radios and smart traffic nodes.

The new MINI-LINK Traffic Node enables these operators to meet the new traffic demands of high-bandwidth, voice and data-oriented 2.5G and 3G mobile services at lower cost and with increased network control.

Ericsson offers a complete portfolio of transmission systems for mobile networks, high flexibility microwave access, giving unique end-to-end solutions for mobile transmission requirements.

"This agreement demonstrates Ericsson's commitment to Telenor, a strong long-term business partner for Ericsson, and strengthens our position as a global supplier to their fast growing international operations," says Sivert Bergman, Vice President & General Manager at BU Transmission & Transport Networks at Ericsson.      
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