The Swedish mobile operator Tele2 is upgrading its existing 2G and 3G core networks in
In a framework agreement, Tele2 has commissioned the Siemens Communications Group to install and maintain a split architecture core network. This new technology will lower the operator’s administrative and operating costs and prepare the network for the growing number of 3G subscribers.
Siemens will deliver a new 3GPP R4 compliant split-architecture core network, consisting of switch servers and media gateways to Tele2 in
By 2007, Tele2’s traffic from two wireless access networks in
By merging the GSM and UMTS subscribers into a converged Siemens core network, the operator will have less interfaces and nodes in the network. This will lower his administrative and operating costs and increase the efficiency of providing voice and data applications.
‘With this order, Tele2 is setting the stage now for the mobile network of the next generation in