Ericsson and Cisco which formed a global business and technology partnership in November 2015, Tuesday announced an agreement to supply and install IP networks for C&W Communications, which operates the retail brand Flow, in three Caribbean markets.
The plans include an upgrade to the IP backbone network in the Bahamas to improve performance and support increase of traffic and a new business-to-business IP/MPLS network in Jamaica and Barbados.
The partnership is part of C&W’s investment plan for the region to continue to transform its customer experience. As part of the partnership, Cisco will provide the necessary hardware while Ericsson will provide project management services.
The deal includes Cisco routers and switches (ASR9000, ASR900 and WR4500 families), supply and installation of NMS system (EPN-M), overall project management, and customer support.