Saturday, August 29, 2015

Ooredoo Qatar Deploys Nokia's Small Cells

Nokia Networks announced it has ".. won a deal with Ooredoo Qatar to deploy its small cells in hotspots across the country. .. Nokia Flexi Zone small cells were then discreetly installed in strategic locations such as café and restaurant rooftops to ensure additional capacity, coverage and better network availability, as well as reduce latency.

Ooredoo Qatar’s vision and work have led Qatar into this decade as one of the best-connected countries in the world. The operator is currently focused on providing the most innovative services, including ultrafast 4G+ services, to its customers. It recently announced the launch of Ooredoo SuperNet, one of the most significant network evolutions in Qatar’s history". 

At the end of H1 2015, Ooredoo Qatar has approximately 3.4M subscribers. 

See "Nokia Networks, Ooredoo Qatar sign deal to deploy small cells for more capacity, coverage in hotspots" - here and "Ooredoo Deploys Small Cells to Boost Supernet across Qatar" - here.

Friday, August 28, 2015

PCC Deployments [362]: Smartfren [Indonesia] Uses ZTE for Integrated CDMA and LTE Control

ZTE announced it is ".. pleased to help PT Smartfren Telecom launch 4G LTE-Advanced network in Indonesia, giving users access to the highest-performance mobile broadband services. 

.. With ZTE's powerful Universal Subscriber Profile Platform (USPP), Policy and Charging Rules Function (PCRF), and Online Charging System (OCS) products, the core NEs of both CDMA and LTE networks are highly integrated to provide a unified user database and policy control and charging policies, allowing the LTE network to be deployed rapidly, facilitating maintenance and operation of 3G and 4G networks in the future, and lowering operational costs. Smartfren can take advantage of the sophisticated OCS system to launch flexible tariff packages in the market to attract upscale users with an urgent need for mobile broadband services". 

Related post - "Facebook Offers Free Messaging Through 18 MNOs" - here.

See "ZTE Supports Smartfren Launch 4G LTE-Advanced Service in Indonesia" - here.