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Macau mobile users to enjoy improved 3G services

Posted: 10 Dec 2009 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Macau mobile service? 3G? broadband? network?

SmartTone Mobile Communications (Macau) Ltd has awarded an exclusive five-year contract to Nokia Siemens Networks, to enable improved mobile multimedia and broadband experience to its mobile subscribers.

"We are committed to offering our customers the best services, and the partnership with Nokia Siemens Networks will ensure a smooth interworking of our 2G and 3G mobile networks," said Alex Ip, CEO of SmarTone. "Nokia Siemens Networks' multi-radio network will allow us to offer a new mobile multimedia and broadband experience to our customers in Macau now and in the future."

The solution from Nokia Siemens Networks is based on its Flexi Base Station and mobile softswitching and packet core solutions. The Flexi Base Station introduces a very flexible and modular concept to mobile access, and allows significant savings in terms of required space and power consumption. Nokia Siemens Networks' core and radio network solutions will ensure unparalleled radio performance, superior coverage for wide and hot spot areas, not to mention a smooth migration to the next-generation technology of mobile networks.

"In the future, it will be possible for everyone to create, access, and share information and engage in social and gaming activities in a completely mobile networked world," said Mike Wang, head of Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau subregion, Nokia Siemens Networks. "Our mobile broadband solution will enable SmarTone to enhance capacity while ensuring high quality for such advanced wireless services."

Nokia Siemens Networks will also provide its full range of services: Network Implementation to build the network, consulting and systems integration to provide network design and ensure smooth interworking with SmarTone's existing infrastructure, care for fault management and managed services for efficient network management.

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