Posted: March 12, 2015

MegaFon has signed a contract with Nokia Networks to upgrade the operator’s nationwide network in Russia. Under this 7-year deal, a 4G network based on the company’s Single RAN (radio access network) technology will be built in order to benefit from greater capacity, higher data rates and low latency.

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Solution details at a glance

  • To implement MegaFon’s LTE network, Nokia Networks will provide its Single RAN Advanced platform, based on the Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station
  • Nokia NetAct network management system will be updated to ensure consolidated configuration, monitoring, management and optimization of the operator’s network

Evgueny Chermashentsev, Director for Infrastructure at MegaFon, said: “The cooperation with Nokia Networks in our 4G network deployment and upgrade is a reaffirmation of MegaFon’s commitment to deliver best-in-class services and fastest mobile Internet to our subscribers. We are confident that Nokia Networks will help us to make our 4G network even faster and to enhance network availability and quality.”

Kristina Tikhonova, Head of East region at Nokia Networks, said: “We will ensure that MegaFon is able to turn its vision into reality. As always, we will leverage our capabilities and expertise to help MegaFon to step up to the next level of mobile broadband and offer superior services to Russian citizens.”


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