NSN Upgrades Telkomsel GSM, 3G Network
Indonesia’s telecom operator Telkomsel has upgraded its GSM and 3G HSPA+ network across the country using NSN’s radio and core network as well as comprehensive services. In addition, NSN provided its refarming services for the 1800 MHz GSM band, helping Telkomsel successfully provide 4G LTE services for the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) CEO Summit in Bali, Indonesia, from October 1 to 8.
Under the contract to upgrade Telekomsel’s GSM and 3G network, NSN supplied its Single RAN platform, which is based on its compact Flexi Multiradio Base Station. In addition, the company implemented its NetAct network management system that enables consolidated monitoring, management, and operation of Telkomsel’s GSM and 3G network. Services scope of the contract covers network planning and optimization, network implementation, system integration, as well as care services from NSN.
For the LTE network for the APEC summit, NSN provided Telkomsel with its comprehensive LTE infrastructure including Single RAN, refarming services for the GSM 1800 MHz band to enhance service experience for the LTE users at the summit, Evolved Packet Core (EPC) platform, and its Home Subscriber Server (HSS) to support LTE user authentication and authorization. Its Circuit Switched Fall-Back (CSFB) system supported voice call functionality in the LTE network. The company also provided its Customer Experience Management (CEM) portfolio.