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Ericsson to power dtac Thailand’s 5G network

Christian Fernsby |
Ericsson 5G RAN products and solutions from the Ericsson Radio System portfolio, including Ericsson Spectrum Sharing, will power dtac 5G services in the Bangkok Metropolitan area, the central plains and the eastern economic and industrial region of Thailand.

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Ericsson Spectrum Sharing will enable dtac to dynamically share 4G and 5G traffic to support a smooth, fast and cost-effective transition to 5G. Ericsson’s radio products and solutions portfolio will also deliver energy efficiency and power consumption benefits to dtac.

Whether through gaming, streaming, innovation or smart living developments, mobile subscribers, enterprises, industries and municipalities in Thailand are set to benefit from the high-speed, low-latency and high-data capacity of 5G.

dtac is set to deploy its network on the 700MHz band to expand coverage and capacity nationwide, as part of its strategy to bring fast 5G and 4G to all customers.

The 5G deal is the latest stage in a long and successful partnership between Ericsson and dtac. The partnership already spans 3G, 4G and managed services, through the implementation of Ericsson Operations Engine.

Ericsson currently has 123 commercial 5G agreements and contracts with unique communications service providers globally, including 77 live commercial 5G networks.

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