DTAC prepares for data growth with Ericsson
Thailand''s second largest operator, DTAC, with 20 million subscribers, has signed its first contract with Ericsson to modernize its nationwide 2G, GSM/EDGE network, and prepare for mobile-broadband services based on WCDMA/HSPA and LTE/4G. The network modernization will improve network capacity and enhance speeds so that Thai users can enjoy improved smartphone performance, faster web browsing and downloads, and better performance in busy areas. Ericsson will also support in managing the network during the first year of operation. The modernized network will utilize the latest equipment, shown to be more than 40 percent more energy-efficient than previous generations.