EE Completes IP/MPLS Migration With Juniper
ADDLESTONE, UK -- Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), the industry leader in network innovation, today announced that EE, the U.K.’s largest mobile network operator, has completed the migration to its new national IP/MPLS core network which underpins the delivery of 4G services built using Juniper Networks MX Series 3D Universal Edge Routers.
EE pioneered the U.K.’s first superfast 4G mobile services in October 2012 and also uses the network to provide 3G services to approximately 30 million connections on EE, T-Mobile and Orange plans, as well as through MVNOs (mobile virtual network operators). EE’s 4G coverage today reaches 72 percent of the U.K. population, with 3G coverage reaching 98 percent of the population.
In the 19 months since its launch, EE has signed up 3.6 million 4G subscribers, with sales of 4G plans now outstripping 3G. With a fast rate of customer adoption, the network had to be underpinned by an MPLS platform capable of providing carrier-class high-performance at scale, in order to deliver a consistently excellent end user experience.
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