Huawei’s SingleRAN solution to enhance Everything Everywhere’s 2G network

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Published May 23rd, 2011 - 12:16 GMT

Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today signed a contract with Everything Everywhere - the UK’s largest communication company - to enhance its 2G network, which will result in one of the most advanced, high-quality 2G networks in the UK, significantly increasing network capacity and coverage for its customers. 

Huawei’s delivery of this GSM (2G) Radio network upgrade program will enable the customers of Everything Everywhere to look forward to superior network performance with richer data experience and higher speeds on the GSM network. There will also be a significant increase in coverage and network capacity, including indoor coverage. Customers can also expect HD voice experience for voice calls in line with the UMTS (3G) network. The upgrade will also prepare the Everything Everywhere network for its evolution to 4G or LTE in the coming years. 

The deal is a milestone for Huawei, highlighting its transition to becoming a significant network supplier for mobile operators in the UK. Through this rollout, Huawei will upgrade Everything Everywhere’s base stations within a period of four years, not only optimizing its GSM network, but future-proofing it through its unique, flexible multi-node capabilities. 

Emin Gurdenli, Vice President of Network Services, Everything Everywhere said: “Huawei’s cutting-edge technology and professional, dedicated team with unrivalled global Radio Access Network experience will enable us to rapidly achieve our objective of building one of the biggest and best mobile networks in the UK and providing our customers with the best possible network experience.” 

“This contract marks a very significant milestone in the evolution of the UK mobile market and represents yet another major breakthrough for Huawei in The European tier one wireless service provider arena,” said Victor Zhang, CEO of Huawei UK. “Huawei has a proven track record in providing cutting-edge mobile solutions to operators across the world. We are committed to becoming a serious network supplier for mobile operators in the UK and are pleased to collaborate with Everything Everywhere, offering an effective solution with future-proofed technology that will improve voice quality and network coverage for its customers across the UK.”

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Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With integrated solutions across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services – we are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.

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