TIM Brasil and Nokia Siemens Networks have signed an agreement to offer WCDMA/HSPA network with high-speed mobile broadband data services in numerous Brazilian states of the South, Northeast and North regions.
According to the contract signed, Nokia Siemens Networks will be the sole 2G/3G Packet Core Network supplier for Brazil and main radio access network supplier to the states of Rio Grande do Sul, Paraná, Santa Catarina, Pernambuco, ParaÃba, Alagoas, Rio Grande do Norte, Ceará, Maranhão, PiauÃ, Para, Amazonas, Roraima and Amapá. Moreover, TIM’s network will be upgraded with industry-leading Flexi base stations.
Mario Cesar Pereira de Araujo, President, TIM Brasil said, “Nokia Siemens Networks provides us innovative and efficient ways of delivering new services to our customers, and this 3G deployment enables us to achieve this by extending our broadband offering.”
“This collaboration will enable TIM Brasil to develop their network and services, support their growth strategy, increase customer loyalty and maximize customer value,” said Armando Almeida, Head for the Latin American Region, Nokia Siemens Networks.
System integration and network implementation services will ensure speedy deployment and effective integration of the new elements. Also it will enable on-time network launch to rapidly expand coverage and allow TIM to bring new services to its subscribers, while the assisted operations of the network will help TIM to improve operational performance and ensure network uptime.
Nokia Siemens Network claims that its small Flexi Base Station is energy efficient.