Ericsson is working with operators to enhance the wireless experience for all Americans while enabling greater operational savings with the delivery of LTE mobile broadband networks to eight regional wireless operators in the United States and Guam.
Operators who have recently selected Ericsson to build their LTE networks include Appalachian Wireless (Kentucky), Agri Valley Communications (Michigan), Bluegrass Cellular (Kentucky) Enhanced Telecommunications Corp. (Indiana), Globecomm (New York), IT&E (Guam) South Georgia Regional Information Technology Authority (Georgia) and VTel Wireless (Vermont)
Steven K. Berry, President & CEO of RCA The Competitive Carriers Association, said, "Ericsson has been a great partner for rural and regional carriers, and I am delighted that Ericsson has again assisted eight carriers in deploying LTE networks. Our members need solutions to find pathways to 4G/LTE services, and thanks to the innovative work from companies like Ericsson, competitive carriers can achieve this important goal."
LTE, the next generation of mobile communication technology, enables the fast transfer of huge amounts of data in an efficient and cost effective way, optimizing the use of the frequency spectrum. With increased speed and decreased latency, consumers can enjoy a wide range of applications such as video conferencing and access to the web and mobile apps effortlessly, while on the move. LTE will meet the demands of new and enhanced mobile internet applications of the future.