Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) EDA technology has been selected by Broad Band Telecom Services Ltd, (BBTS) a leading internet service provider in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Ericsson's solution will enable BBTS to offer high bandwidth and quality for the delivery of a range of future broadband services.


Mirza Salman Ispahani, Managing Director, BBTS, says: "In Chittagong there is a huge opportunity to offer enhanced broadband services to both business and residential users. Ericsson's solution meets our demand because it is simple, has modular architecture that helps grade our services during deployment and represents state-of-the-art technologies."


Under the contract, Ericsson is responsible for the supply, installation, commissioning and testing of EDA 1200 IP-DSLAM. The first installation phase is expected to be completed in August 2007


Arun Bansal, Managing Director, Ericsson Bangladesh, says: "We are pleased to have been chosen by BBTS to enhance its broadband network. This is a milestone for the Bangladesh broadband market."


Ericsson's industry-leading EDA 1200 solution supports services that demand high bandwidth with advanced quality-of-service assurance mechanisms for demanding video applications. The most scalable IP-DSLAM solution on the market, Ericsson EDA 1200 lets operators develop their business beyond basic IP connectivity, ensuring the ability to offer triple-play services to home and office environments in a way that is cost efficient and future proof.


Ericsson EDA is the most-widely deployed IP-DSLAM solution globally and is a part of Ericsson's Full Service Broadband offering.


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About BBTS
Broad Band Telecom Services Ltd (BBTS) is a rapidly-growing internet service provider in Bangladesh, based in Chittagong. It is part of the Ispahani Group, a well-known brand in the country. BBTS has been providing the city of Chittagong with internet services since September 2002. BBTS aims to be the leading IT and telecommunications service provider in the country.


About Ericsson's EDA solution
Ericsson's industry-leading EDA solution has been supporting high-bandwidth-demanding services, with advanced quality-assurance mechanisms for demanding video applications since 2002. As the most scalable IP-DSLAM solution on the market, Ericsson EDA allows operators to develop their businesses beyond basic IP connectivity, ensuring the ability to offer triple-play services to home and office environments in a way that is cost efficient and future proof. Ericsson EDA is the most widely deployed IP-DSLAM solution globally, with more than 90 networks deployed to date. The introduction of a solution with the performance increased 10-fold, alongside the addition of new capabilities, makes it the best solution available for VDSL2 deployments for off-site plant.