Huawei to boost Everything Everywhere’s 2G network

Huawei, provider of next generation telco network solutions for operators around the world, has signed a contract with Everything Everywhere, the UK’s largest communication company, to enhance its 2G network. This deal will create an advanced, high quality 2G network, significantly increasing network capacity and coverage for Everything Everywhere’s customers.

Huawei’s delivery of this GSM radio network upgrade programme will result in superior network performance with richer data experience and higher speeds. There will also be a significant increase in coverage and network capacity, including indoor coverage.

Customers can also expect HD voice experience for voice calls in line with the UMTS (3G) network. The upgrade will also prepare the Everything Everywhere network for its evolution to 4G or LTE in the coming years.

Through this rollout, Huawei will upgrade Everything Everywhere’s base stations within a period of four years, optimising the GSM network, and future proofing it through its unique, flexible multi-node capabilities.

Emin Gurdenli, vice president of network services, Everything Everywhere, said: “Huawei’s cutting edge technology and professional, dedicated team with unrivalled global Radio Access Network experience will enable us to rapidly achieve our objective of building one of the biggest and best mobile networks in the UK and providing our customers with the best possible network experience.”

Added Victor Zhang, CEO of Huawei UK: “This contract marks a very significant milestone in the evolution of the UK mobile market and represents yet another major breakthrough for Huawei in The European tier one wireless service provider arena. Huawei has a proven track record in providing cutting edge mobile solutions to operators across the world.”