Chinese telecom equipment vendor, ZTE, Thursday announced that it has signed a contract with Slovak operator SWAN that was granted the fourth wireless operator license early this year, for a nationwide LTE network project.
According to ZTE, it will exclusively implement core CS/PS (circuit-switched/packet-switched) network, and a GSM/LTE mobile communications and VAS (value added services) network, involving over 1,100 dual-mode GSM/LTE base stations to SWAN.
SWAN , and plans to build more than 1,100 GSM and LTE base stations within three years.
ZTE said that it will be using its industry-leading SDR (software-defined radio) solutions to provide seamless dual-mode GSM/LTE communications across the country. The company added that the technology implemented at SWAN has the ability to simply evolve to LTE-A will protect SWAN's existing investment and help the operator to respond quickly to competitive challenges.