Azercell Deploys Ericsson Elastic RAN Solution at Baku Olympic Stadium for Europa League Final

Azercell Deploys Ericsson Elastic RAN Solution at Baku Olympic Stadium for Europa League Final Image Credit: Ericsson

Azercell, a leading service provider in Azerbaijan has upgraded the mobile network at Baku Olympic Stadium for the Europa League final last week betwwen Chelsea and Arsenal.

Azercell deployed multi-standard Ericsson Radio System equipment and Elastic RAN functionality to provide best connectivity for football fans who attended the match.

The result is a three-fold capacity increase, which gave fans a superior ability to stream live from the venue, in addition to other interactive communication services and social networking. Fans at all future events at Baku Olympic Stadium will enjoy similar interactivity and connectivity experiences, said Ericsson.

Arda Cetiner, Head of Ericsson Azerbaijan
We are excited to partner with Azercell and implement Ericsson's innovative Elastic RAN solution for the major event in Azerbaijan to deliver high performance for Azerbaijani and international football fans.

Valid Mursaliyev, CEO, Azercell
On such a special occasion, the number one priority for us was to let our subscribers, local and international football fans and guests to enjoy the game and share their emotions and impressions of an incredible event.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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