Ericsson Runs ONI Network

Ericsson to provide telephony softswitch upgrade and managed services for Portuguese operator ONI

July 14, 2005

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STOCKHOLM -- ONI, one of Portugal's leading telecommunications operators, has selected Ericsson to upgrade its fixed-core network, including the introduction of Ericsson's telephony softswitch solution. Ericsson will also provide managed services for the network.

Ericsson's telephony softswitch solution will provide ONI with a secure evolution from a circuit-switched to a multi-service network. It will be capable of carrying large and growing volumes of voice and data traffic, integrating traditional fixed telephony with IP-based traffic in a single network.

As part of the agreement, Ericsson will also be responsible for three years for the day-to-day management of ONI's network, providing a full range of operational and maintenance activities. This will allow ONI to reduce operating expenditure, increase its focus on customers and strengthen its position in the Portuguese market.

Xavier Martin, CTO of ONI Telecom, says: "This agreement will allow us to continue serving our customers with the quality and reliability they are used to, and at the same time capitalize on the efficiency this new technology will bring."

Fatima Raimondi, President of Ericsson Portugal, says she is pleased ONI has chosen Ericsson as the supplier for its next-generation platforms and provider of managed services. "Flexibility and high availability, in combination with our local expertise, have been the key factors for further strengthening our partnership with ONI," she says.

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