POST deploys Ericsson’s 5G Core and 5G RAN in Luxembourg

POST Luxembourg has deployed Ericsson’s 5G Core and 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) in Luxembourg.
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The 5G deployment will serve both Standalone 5G and Non-standalone 5G use. The network deal also includes the modernization of POST Luxembourg’s existing 2G, 3G, 4G network. The modernization of the 2G, 3G and 4G network will deliver energy efficiency and consumption benefits to POST.

Ericsson and POST field professionals will modernize existing Ericsson network sites to enable the service provider to deploy its 5G network without service interruptions.

Ericsson will deploy its dual-mode 5G Core solution based on Ericsson Cloud Native Infrastructure solution. The network upgrade to 5G will allow POST to meet increasing data demands.

It will open-up new opportunities to offer 5G services to consumers, such as low-latency gaming and 8k video streaming. It will also create opportunities with enterprises and industry through the secure new IoT solution capabilities enabled by 5G’s low-latency and data-capacity abilities.

Claude Strasser, managing director of POST Luxembourg, said: “We aim at a smooth transition from 4G to 5G while benefiting from the latest available technologies in order to offer our customers the best 5G experience possible in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg.”

Ericsson currently has 113 commercial 5G agreements and contracts with unique communications service providers globally, of which 64 are announced 5G deals, including 65 live commercial 5G networks.