MWC 2014: Real Future launches LTE with Ericsson in Thailand's cities

Real Future has completed the rollout of 4G/LTE in Central, Western, Northern and Southern Thailand ; Expansion to be completed in remaining areas during the first quarter of 2014

MWC 2014: Real Future launches LTE with Ericsson in Thailand's cities

Real Future, a subsidiary of True Corporation Plc under the True Mobile Group, is stepping up its ambitions to expand mobile broadband coverage in Thailand's urban areas. The expansion will allow the True Mobile Group to offer its 22.4 million subscribers improved mobile broadband experiences based on HSPA and LTE technologies.

Ericsson is deploying the latest multi-standard RBS 6000 family of radio base stations, along with a range of services including project management, system integration, interoperability testing, network design and implementation, as well as competence development of personnel.

Vichaow Rakphongphairoj, MD and COO of True Corporation Plc, said: 'We are happy to offer our subscribers an improved smartphone user experience, with faster web browsing and downloads. This further strengthens our mobile broadband leadership as the first to launch 4G/LTE in Thailand. It means more exciting opportunities for businesses, as well as new services for subscribers.'

Camilla Vautier, Head of Ericsson Thailand, said: 'We are pleased to be True's technology partner, and as a global HSPA and LTE leader, we are committed to work with True Mobile Group in meeting the highly growing demand for mobile broadband service in Thailand.'

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