Ericsson Announces Launch of LTE Network in Africa
Ericsson announced that it has helped MTN South Africa to launch a commercial LTE (Long Term Evolution) network which will be rolled out across the country. Along with its RBS 6000 family of base stations, Ericsson is supplying the Evolved Packet Core, Home Subscriber Server (HSS) for user data management, Operating Support Systems (OSS), project management and services. This is the first commercial LTE network built by Ericsson in Africa. The launch comes after the pilot network has been running for more than a year. The financial details were not disclosed.
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