Vodafone Hutchison Selects Ericsson to Transform to All IP Network

  • Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has selected Ericsson as the sole supplier to replace and upgrade the complete core network for their national network, including Ericsson's Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), policy control and circuit-switched core. Both companie will also work towards a fully virtualized core in the next five years.
  • According to Ericsson, the upgrade will enable VHS to further enhance network robustness, performance and resiliency, and transform its network to an all IP network. In addition, Ericsson's IP Multimedia Subsystem will enable Vodafone Hutchison Australia to offer Voice over LTE.

"Our choice of Ericsson's technology and services is an essential part of VHA's program to increase our network performance and customer satisfaction."

-       Benoit Hanssen, Chief Technology Officer VHA

"Our agreement with VHA includes delivering our complete core solution and introducing voice over LTE. With Ericsson VHA will upgrade network architecture which will improve network reliability, performance and efficiency."

-       Håkan Eriksson, Head of Ericsson Australia & New Zealand

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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