Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) announced today its agreement with Vietnamese operator Saigon Postel Telecommunication Company (SPT) to build a nationwide IMS-based multimedia network in Vietnam, including Ericsson's Telephony Softswitch.
Under the agreement, Ericsson will be the sole supplier of the IMS system for SPT's nationwide network expansion and upgrade. Ericsson will also supply a comprehensive range of professional telecommunication services to ensure successful network delivery.
Pham Ngoc Tuan, SPT President says the company's plan is to take advantage of new technology to stay ahead of competition in providing telecom quality IP multimedia services in the most cost-efficient way.
"We find Ericsson's IMS solution suitable for our current and future requirements in evolving SPT network to all IP, providing us a good platform for efficient introduction of new multimedia services such as voice, data, audio and video," he says.
Eddie Åhman, General Manager, Ericsson Vietnam says: "Ericsson is proud to be chosen once again to build SPT multimedia network. This agreement is yet another demonstration of our commitment and capabilities in helping our customer achieve sustained business growth and stay competitive into the future."
Ericsson is the leader in the IMS area with 26 IMS system contracts for commercial launch and an additional 50 trials, distributed around the world.
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