Movistar taps Casa Systems for 4G femtocell solution

13 Apr 2017

Telefonica Espana (Movistar) has hired US-based Casa Systems to supply it with a 4G femtocell solution to improve in-building quality of service (QoS) and coverage for residential users. The 4G femtocells are part of Casa’s Apex UltraBroadband 4G small cell range. Telefonica notes that it is now focused on expanding the density of its mobile network to accommodate the growing wave of new devices and applications and ensure an optimal subscriber experience.

Angel Blazquez, Director of Core Network & Radio at Telefonica Espana, commented: ‘With this infrastructure, Telefonica is setting the path towards the 5G era adding a new network layer that provides added value to both residential and enterprise customers.’