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T-Mobile and Ericsson have signed a $3.5 billion agreement to build out T-Mobile’s 5G infrastructure. As part of the multi-year deal, T-Mobile — the nation’s third largest mobile carrier — will deploy Ericsson’s Radio System portfolio, including 5G New Radio and NR hardware and software compliant with 3GPP standards.
According to the companies, the contract also encompasses Ericsson’s digital services solutions, including dynamic orchestration, business support systems or BSS, and Ericsson Cloud Core. Meanwhile, T-Mobile’s already installed base of Ericsson Radio System radios will be able to run 5G NR technology via remote software installation.
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