Hellas Uses Ericsson IMS

Ericsson provides Greek operator hellas online with IMS and telephony softswitch network

February 5, 2008

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STOCKHOLM -- Following a breakthrough agreement, Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has provided hellas online (hol), telecom operator, member of Intracom Holdings Group and one of Greece's major internet service providers, with the IMS and softswitch network.

Under the turnkey agreement, Ericsson delivered and implemented a next-generation network incorporating its Telephony Softswitch Solution and IMS solutions. Ericsson also provided the network deployment, systems integration, multivendor verification, customer support and training programs.

Lazaros Lentzaris, Chief Technology Officer of hellas online, says: "By using the new technologies, Ericsson Telephony Softswitch and IMS solution, hellas online's customers will enjoy the high quality of telephony services combined with the innovative experience of IP multimedia services. We chose Ericsson for the quality of its network solutions and its strong local presence, and we believe that this contract will be the beginning of a successful long-term cooperation."

Spyros Nikolaou, President for Ericsson Greece, Cyprus, Albania and Malta, says: "Ericsson is pleased to have been chosen by hellas online for this joint landmark project. With IMS and softswitch technologies, hol will take an important step in the evolution to an all-IP network. IMS also enables personal communications with interactions as close as possible to a face-to-face experience."

Ericsson AB (Nasdaq: ERIC)

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