|Ericsson deploys CDMA2000 multi-access solution for China Unicom|
Posted: 16-Apr-2003 [Source: Ericsson]
[China Unicom offers seamless multi-access network based on CDMA2000 supporting WLAN and Wi-Fi based on Ericsson's 3G Connectivity Packet Platform.]
Ericsson today announced that it has deployed a multi-access network based on its CDMA2000 network and Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
solutions for China Unicom in the Sichuan province. Built on Ericsson's global 3G Connectivity Packet Platform (CPP), this
seamless multi-access solution will allow China Unicom to efficiently and cost-effectively deliver advanced mobile Internet services to
Ericsson's CDMA2000 multi-access solution will enable China Unicom to complement their CDMA2000 network, optimised for mobility and coverage in the wide area, with WLAN, which is optimised for
high-speed data in local area coverage and will support services in "hot spots," such as airports and conference centres. This solution enables the end-user to have an "always best connected" experience that offers seamless mobility with secure connections and the highest data rates possible, all from a single subscription.
"This seamless CDMA2000 multi-access solution will help China Unicom to ensure cost-effective delivery of data services to it customers, which will in turn help to increase the uptake of new services and generate new revenue streams for our customer," said Jan Malm, president, Ericsson China.
Ericsson currently supplies its total CDMA2000 1Xnetwork to China Unicom in the Jiangsu, Anhui, Sichuan, Yunnan, Henan, Heilongjiang and Liaoning provinces.
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