Huawei gets MBB network contract from Entel group

Huawei has secured a contract from Entel Group for building a nationwide GSM/UMTS/LTE mobile broadband (MBB) network that will cover peru.

As part of it, Huawei will provide its innovative Active Antenna Unit (AAU) solution for highly integrated radio units and multi-band antenna products.

The network will cover nearly all of Peru, including its capital city Lima, and aims to cover all of Nextel Perúâ€TMs subscribers. The network will also be the first large-scale commercial deployment of Huaweiâ€TMs AAU solution in South America, which demonstrates its leading industry position in the region,” the company mentioned in its statement.

The contract states that Huawei will exclusively provide over ten thousands AAU sets. The AAU solution facilitates rapid site deployments, and provides site space savings of up to 75% space on rooftops, towers and poles compared to traditional solutions.

“The AAU solution is another Huawei solution that effectively reduces site complexity and enhances network capacity. It operators better respond growth in demand for capacity and solves network deployment challenges,” said Ying Weimin, GSM/UMTS/LTE product line president for Huaweia’s Wireless Networking Business Unit.

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