As per the deal, Ericsson will deploy an LTE and 3G/WCDMA indoor small cell solution based on the Ericsson Radio Dot System and Ericsson Micro Remote Radio Unit (mRRU).
The solution, which will ensure better indoor experience to consumers, is designed to integrate with XL Axiata’s LTE and 3G/WCDMA network, and will enable the telecom operator to expand indoor app coverage and network capacity. High-quality voice and data experiences in more in-building locations will be the result to mobile subscribers of XL Axiata in Indonesia.
XL Axiata will deploy the Ericsson indoor coverage solution at the Jakarta International Airport and represents the first commercial implementation of its kind in Indonesia.
Under the terms of the agreement, Ericsson will also provide turnkey project management, design, implementation and tuning services.
Dian Siswarini, president director, XL Axiata, said: “We see Ericsson’s Radio Dot solution as the right fit to our commitment to continuously improve the mobile service experience for our customers.”
Ericsson said that small cell architectures are set to become increasingly prevalent as networks evolve towards the commercial availability of 5G technology.