- WIND Hellas invests in core network infrastructure from Ericsson to improve performance and enable innovative mobile broadband offerings to subscribers
- Turn-key end-to-end system integration project for Ericsson's Evolved Packet Core solution with latest Evolved Packet Gateway and Policy Control platform
- Solution enables WIND Hellas to benefit from advanced mobile broadband offerings and reduced operational costs
Mobile broadband with advanced policy control capabilities is becoming increasingly important for operators to strengthen their competitiveness by enhancing the customer experience, and at the same time reducing operational costs.Maurizio De Dominicis, Vice President and Head of Ericsson in South Eastern Europe, says: "In projects such as these, we see the benefit of the combination of our strength in both services and technology. These are complex projects since they require the seamless transfer of existing subscribers and services to a completely new system, with extensive systems integration according to each customer's needs and network. We have a long-standing relationship with WIND Hellas, and we will continue to support them as a business partner in the competitive Greek telecommunications market." Worldwide, Ericsson delivers more than 1,500 consulting and systems integration projects every year in multi-vendor and multi-technology environments to operators, governments, utilities and transport organizations. These range from end-to-end business transformation projects to single-solution assignments. Ericsson Consulting and Systems Integration and its 16,000 professionals is part of Ericsson Global Services with 64,000 in-house service professionals working in 180 countries, including 45,000 working close to the customer and 15,000 in our Global Service Centers in China, Romania, Mexico and India. NOTES TO EDITORS About WIND Hellas WIND HELLAS is one of Greece's largest telecommunications operators, offering integrated mobile, fixed and internet services. In 20 years of operation, WIND established itself as a leader in mobile technology, introducing innovative products which changed consumer standards. The company's investments in infrastructure and new technologies total EUR 2.6 billion. Today Wind Hellas serves more than 4.5 million customers all over Greece. www.wind.gr/en About Ericsson Ericsson is a world-leading provider of communications technology and services. We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world.
Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries. Today 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic goes through Ericsson networks and we support customers' networks servicing more than 2.5 billion subscriptions.We are more than 110,000 people working with customers in more than 180 countries. Founded in 1876, Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. In 2012 the company's net sales were SEK 227.8 billion (USD 33.8 billion). Ericsson is listed on NASDAQ OMX, Stockholm and NASDAQ, New York stock exchanges. Download high-resolution photos and broadcast-quality video at www.ericsson.com/press www.ericsson.com www.ericsson.com/news www.twitter.com/ericssonpress www.facebook.com/ericsson www.youtube.com/ericsson WIND Hellas and Ericsson complete Mobile Packet Core network evolution http://hugin.info/1061/R/1760080/595541.pdf HUG#1760080
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