Digicel selects Ericsson’s solar kit

3 Jul 2008

Caribbean wireless network operator Digicel Suriname has selected Ericsson’s solar-powered site solution to provide network coverage in remote areas of the country. The solution is based on Ericsson’s main remote GSM base station RBS 2111and has a smaller environmental footprint than a standard base station, consuming up to 50% less energy. As part of the agreement, Ericsson will also supply MINI-LINK TN all-outdoor transmission, solar panels and battery back-up solutions. Ericsson will also be responsible for network deployment and systems integration.

Caribbean wireless network operator Digicel Suriname has selected Ericsson’s solar-powered site solution to provide network coverage in remote areas of the country. The solution is based on Ericsson’s main remote GSM base station RBS 2111and has a smaller environmental footprint than a standard base station, consuming up to 50% less energy. As part of the agreement, Ericsson will also supply MINI-LINK TN all-outdoor transmission, solar panels and battery back-up solutions. Ericsson will also be responsible for network deployment and systems integration.

Suriname, Digicel (Suriname), Ericsson