Ericsson is partnering with Liberty Latin America Ltd. (NASDAQ: LILA and LILAK, OTC Link: LILAB) in a major upgrade of its mobile core network and to accelerate its journey towards new technologies in the Caribbean and Latin America, the company said.
The communications services provider has chosen Ericsson as its sole mobile core network vendor in a major network modernization drive.
The three-year deal will see Ericsson deploying state-of-the-art, virtualized and cloud-based mobile core network solutions to serve the regional Liberty Latin America market under a virtualized mobile core consolidation project. Deployment is expected to get underway in the second half of 2020 and will benefit LLA´s operations across the region.
By the end of this three-year project, Liberty Latin America´s mobile core networks will be fully virtualized, even more resilient, and prepared for future mobile technologies.
Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company´s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency and find new revenue streams. Ericsson´s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world.
Liberty Latin America is a communications company operating in over 20 countries across Latin America and the Caribbean under the consumer brands VTR, Flow, Liberty, Más Móvil, BTC, UTS and Cabletica. For more information, visit www.lla.com.