Teracom has selected Ericsson as the strategic partner for its nationwide 4G network and to support the evolution to 5G.
Ericsson it will provide the RAN and Cloud Core products for 4G and the core transport solutions and security gateways.
Teracom is a state-owned service provider in Sweden delivering nationwide communications services to public and private national critical infrastructure enterprises.
Åsa Sundberg, CEO, Teracom AB, said, “Robust and secure communications are an essential component of a digital society. Ericsson’s technology gives us the possibility to offer our customers reliable connections, as well as securing a potential path towards 5G.”
Backbone for digitalisation
Teracom is using the low 450 MHz band, to enable wider reach and propagation for remote location sites and utilities such as electric and water. The new network will begin to be rolled out in Q2 2020.
Jenny Lindqvist, Vice President, Head of Northern and Central Europe, Ericsson, commented, “With a modernised 4G network, Teracom will be able to grow and support an increasingly digitalised society in Sweden and provide [its] clients with the security and reliable uptime they demand. This new network will be the backbone for many vital services across the country.”
The agreement also includes products and solutions from Ericsson partner Juniper Networks.