SOURCE: Ericsson

January 30, 2008 03:07 ET

Ericsson signs IMS contract with TELE Greenland

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN--(Marketwire - January 30, 2008) -


Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has been selected by TELE Greenland as Core IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) supplier to deliver integrated fixed and mobile convergent services. Ericsson's Core IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) will be employed to develop TELE Greenland next-generation offering.

IMS-based services enable communication through various media - such as voice, text, pictures and video, or a combination of them - adapted to each individual's preference. Ericsson's IMS solution supports a common service environment and allows TELE Greenland to implement flexible and scalable advanced services.

IMS also represents the evolution of converged mobile and fixed-control networks to all-IP, bringing significant cost advantages and providing flexibility to support broadband services.

Jorn Jespersen, CTO TELE Greenland, says: "Ericsson's extensive IMS experience will enable us to improve time-to-market, provide our customers with a leading convergent service offering, and at the same time enable us to address the local specific requirements in Greenland."

Lars Tofft, President, Ericsson Denmark, says: "The contract marks an important milestone in our long-standing relationship with TELE Greenland and highlights our ability to deliver cutting edge solutions, as a system integrator. Ericsson IMS offers an attractive user experience by enabling telecom operators to combine today's and tomorrow's applications in an integrated service offering."

Ericsson is the leader in the IMS area with 46 IMS system contracts for commercial launch and an additional 80 trials, distributed around the world.

Ericsson is shaping the future of Mobile and Broadband Internet communications through its continuous technology leadership. Providing innovative solutions in more than 140 countries, Ericsson is helping to create the most powerful communication companies in the world.

Read more at:  www.ericsson.com

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About Ericsson IMS Solution

Ericsson IMS is an end-to-end solution that gives operators immediate revenue opportunities when evolving to all-IP operations. It enables seamless access to a wide range of new multimedia services across both fixed and mobile networks. Ericsson IMS Solution includes a converged IMS core infrastructure, as well as application servers and service enablers for common functions that can be reused by multiple fixed and mobile applications. The IMS solution is a part of Ericsson's Full Service Broadband offering.

About TELE Greenland

Greenland has a geographic area of 2.166.086km2 and the ice free land area is 410.449km2. Distance from north to south is 2.670km. This huge arctic country with 17 cities and 55 settlements scattered across the coast embracing the icecap are served by TELE Greenland. The vision is to provide the 57.000 Greenlandic inhabitants with even and state of the art telecom conditions. TELE Greenland's website at: www.tele.gl

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