Ericsson will partner with China Telecom and China Unicom to deploy Ericsson Radio System products and solutions, including outdoor and indoor site solutions to build capacity and coverage in the bands.
Network services including provisioning, installation and testing will be provided to meet the CSPs’ technical needs and enable them to build and share 5G networks.
The Ericsson Radio System product portfolio will facilitate the CSPs’ Standalone (SA) 5G RAN build. and 200MHz wide-band 5G radio solutions will serve shared network building needs for high-call-volume while 5G radio solutions This will help China Telecom and China Unicom to quickly achieve coverage breadth and depth.
China Telecom has also selected portfolio solutions. These include Cloud Packet Core, Cloud Unified Data Management and Policy products, built on cloud-native technology for operational efficiency and agility to launch new 5G services. The 5G Core network will be deployed on Ericsson Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure (NFVI) along with Ericsson Dynamic Orchestration.
As an established technology and strategic partner for both China Telecom and China Unicom, Ericsson will support the CSPs in their shared efforts to swiftly make 5G services a reality.
Ericsson currently has 91 commercial 5G agreements and contracts with unique operators, including 33 live 5G networks on four continents.