Ericsson takes Melita cable mobile

The Maltese telecommunications operator Melita has become the first to integrate HSPA mobile broadband into an existing cable TV network.
Ericsson acted as the end-to-end integrator on the project, which added mobile broadband to Melita’s existing TV, internet and fixed telephony offerings.

“Ericsson’s proven technology and service expertise will provide us with a high-performance, quality solution to control operating costs and enable us to bring compelling services to our customers in the Maltese market,” said Melita COO Stephen Wright.

“Ericsson, with its proven broadband solutions and know-how in next-generation telecommunications networks, is providing Melita with the opportunity to generate greater revenue and expand its offerings with the latest mobile broadband services,” added Cesare Avenia, head of market unit South East Europe.

Ericsson deployed an IP-based HSPA radio access, circuit and packet core network, plus a revenue management solution.