Ericsson has been selected by fourth-largest Spanish operator MasMovil to provide a wide array of solutions and services, including core network evolution based on Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), enterprise billing, managed and systems support services, and deployment, installation and maintenance of fiber to the home (FTTH).
Through this agreement, MasMovil subscribers gain access to an improved consolidated network and new services such as Voice over LTE, Wi-Fi calling and fixed VoIP for residential and enterprise use.
Meinrad Spenger, CEO, MasMovil said, “The strategic agreement with Ericsson is a clear demonstration of our investment character to continue improving and updating our fixed and mobile networks with the unique objective of offering our customers the best telecommunications products and services.”
Jose Antonio Lopez, Head of Ericsson Spain said, “In addition to introducing a range of new services for home customers, this agreement makes it possible for MasMovil to provide innovative and flexible service bundles and billing to enterprises. The support services and managed services portions of the contract will ensure that services are delivered with the utmost quality, according to agreed key performance indicators.”
The solutions in scope for core network evolution include Subscriber Data Management, Policy Control and Charging Rules Function, a complete virtual IP Multimedia Subsystem for mobile, fixed and enterprise communication services, Wi-Fi Mobility Gateway for Wi-Fi calling, and Diameter Signaling Controller. MÁSMÓVIL’s enterprise billing capabilities will be enhanced with the provision of a new, unified B2B billing system.
MasMovil has extended its existing managed and systems support services contracts until the end of 2019, and has the option of extending their scope to include its fixed network.