dtac launches 4G LTE with Ericsson

dtac TriNet, a subsidiary of Thailand’s second-largest mobile operator dtac has announced the launch of 4G LTE on 2100 MHz for its users in Thailand.

To meet the needs of a data-hungry new generation of users in densely populated areas, dtac TriNet has assigned long-time partner Ericsson to deploy 4G LTE network.    Ericsson is the sole supplier for User Data Management, Evolved Packet Core and circuit core solutions

The 4G/LTE on 2100 MHz rollout began in February 2014 and once completed consumers can expect a superior user experience when browsing the internet on their smartphones or downloading movies at much faster speeds.

By deploying 4G LTE on 2100 MHz, dtac TriNet will ensure improved network capacity and enhanced performance in Bangkok. dtac will also have a cost-effective network ready for continued data-traffic growth.

Panya Vechbanyongratana, senior vice president, Network Operations, dtac said, “We are pleased to roll out 4G services and we’re convinced it will lead to many advantages not only for our users, who will enjoy better and faster access to information through our high-speed mobile broadband network. It will also foster entrepreneurship and active development among mobile operators, vendors, application developers and content producers.”

Camilla Vautier, head, Ericsson Thailand said, “This confirms our long-standing partnership with dtac and is important, not only for Ericsson but also in terms of realizing the networked society. Through this network rollout, we are enabling Thai citizens to access faster mobile broadband services that can enrich their everyday lives.”

Ericsson is the market leader in LTE. Today, 50 percent of the world’s LTE smartphone traffic is served by Ericsson networks, which is more than double the traffic of our closest competitor. More than 180 LTE RAN and Evolved Packet Core networks have been delivered worldwide, of which more than 120 have gone live commercially.

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