Ericsson wins new 3.5G deal with mobilkom

19 Dec 2007

mobilkom Austria has selected Ericsson to expand and upgrade its high speed packet access (HSPA) network in the region of Carinthia. The upgraded 3.5G system will offer peak upload rates of 1.4Mbps and download speeds of up to 14.4Mbps. mobilkom is Austria’s largest cellular operator, with 3.9 million subscribers and more than 40% of the overall market, according to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms database. It launched UMTS 3G services in April 2003, HSDPA in January 2006 and HSUPA in February this year.

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