Brazilians will now be receiving WCDMA/HSPA network, offering high-speed mobile broadband data services, thanks to the Nokia Siemens and TIM Brasil link-up.
TIM Brasil, one of the largest carriers in Brazil and Nokia Siemens Networks, industry leader in WCDMA/HSPA, have signed a contract that will provide the mobile broadband service to Brazilian regions like Rio Grande do Sul, Paraná, Santa Catarina, Pernambuco, Paraíba, Alagoas, Rio Grande do Norte, Ceará, Maranhão, Piauí, Pará, Amazonas, Roraima and Amapá. Nokia Siemens Networks will be the main radio access network supplier in these states providing 2G/3G Packet Core Network upgrading TIM’s network with Flexi-based stations.
“This collaboration will enable TIM Brasil to develop their network and services, support their growth strategy, increase customer loyalty and maximize customer value,” said Armando Almeida, Head for the Latin American Region, Nokia Siemens Networks.
The collaboration of both the services ensures a ‘speedy and effective deployment’ of the Nokia Siemens services via TIM thus expanding the list of services provided by TIM. Subscribers are bound to enjoy improved and speedy operational performance.
“Nokia Siemens Networks provides us innovative and efficient ways of delivering new services to our customers, and this 3G deployment enables us to achieve this by extending our broadband offering”, said Mario Cesar Pereira de Araujo, President, TIM Brasil.
WCDMA Flexi Base Stations are ‘industry’s smallest and most efficient base station with a unique design and architecture’. The contract between the service provider and the carrier will help TIM in cost reduction in its network deployment and operations and promote Nokia Siemens Networks’ concept of environmentally sustainable solutions.