Ericsson has signed a deal to supply new mobile broadband infrastructure in Poland, it has emerged.
The Sweden-based vendor reached the agreement with operators Polkomtel and Aero2 that will see it design and integrate, while also providing support services for, a WCDMA and LTE network.
Ericsson will supply its services for a three-year period under the agreement, while the deal also includes an automatic extension for an indefinite period.
The move is designed to help Poland keep pace with the rapid uptake of smartphones and growing demand for mobile broadband services, enabling extended WCDMA and LTE coverage in northern and western regions of the country.
"Ericsson has been present in Poland for over 100 years, supporting and enabling the introduction of the most advanced Ericsson technology in the country," said the firm's vice-president for central Europe, Emil Nilsson.
"This first LTE contract reiterates our commitment to the Polish market."
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