Ericsson has been selected by Austrian operator ONE as a supplier of UMTS in Austria. Roll out of the 3G network will start immediately and is
planned to be in commercial service by the middle of 2002.
"With Ericsson, who is far ahead in 3G, we have found a perfect partner to build up the new UMTS technology," said Jurgen Peetz, Technical Director
Kjell Johansson, President of Ericsson Austria said, "We see ONE's decision as a major breakthrough for Ericsson in Austria. It is an
acknowledgment of Ericsson's global leadership in 3G and of ONE's confidence in the quality and competence of our organization."
Ericsson's UMTS 3G network solution will enable ONE to offer new high-speed mobile UMTS quality services and to continue its role as a market
innovator within mobile services and applications.
The UMTS contract with ONE is further confirmation of Ericsson's position
as the world's leading supplier of 3G mobile systems. Ericsson has now been named as vendor in 24 third generation agreements announced to date.
Ericsson is the leading communications supplier, combining innovation in mobility and Internet in creating the new era of mobile Internet. Ericsson
provides total solutions covering everything from systems and applications to mobile phones and other communications tools. With more than 100,000
employees in 140 countries, Ericsson simplifies communications for customers all over the world.