Ericsson has signed memorandum of understanding for the installation of a fresh LTE network in Accra, Ghanaian area with the MTN Ghana. The installation would empower MTN to offer its 16 million subscribers high quality mobile broadband encounters based on LTE and HSPA technologies.
With this deal, Ericsson would install its multi-standard radio option which supports LTE, and GSM/EDGE, WCDMA/HSPA. The option supports cost effective installation, together with functionality and capability development.
Ericsson offers an advanced mixed mode (2G/3G/LTE) option that offers an efficient means for operators to migrate their networks to LTE. Ericsson’s options empower operators to support present 3G traffic and 2G with resources that are present, thus freeing up spectrum to supply high speed placing operators and LTE information services to capitalize on mobile data increase.
Acccording to the Sub-Saharan Africa appendix of the Ericsson Mobility Report, WCDMA/HSPA joined with LTE would account for nearly 80 percent of subscriptions in the area by the end of 2021. Additionally, 15 times will grow from present levels, with 28 times growing.
Talking on the new development, Ebenezer Twum Asante, MTN Ghana, CEO, said that, “MTN Ghana is happy to roll out its LTE services. Our customers are seeking world class information access that’s effective at fulfilling all their connectivity conditions that are exceptional and we’re excited at the chance to to supply them this latest technology.” For Ignacio Gelso, Ericsson Ghana, State Manager, “As an international LTE leader, we’re excited by the opportunities for authorization and inclusion that brings to Ghana and Africa.
There’s an increasing realization among operators of the need. Ericsson’s technology direction makes us a sure transformation associate for operators investigating the chances of the Networked Society.” Ericsson is present in all high traffic LTE markets including South Korea, Japan, and the US, and is ranked first for managing the most international LTE traffic. Additionally, forty percent of the world’s complete cellular telephone traffic is carried over networks that are Ericsson. Evolved Packet Core networks and more than 250 LTE RAN have been delivered by Ericsson world-wide, of which 190 are live.