|[February 26, 2014]
Verizon Wireless Selects Samsung LTE Solutions for Indoor Use
DALLAS --(Business Wire)--
Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung Mobile) has been
selected to supply indoor LTE solutions for Verizon (News - Alert) Wireless, one of the
world's leading providers of mobile communications services. As part of
this agreement, Samsung Mobile will deliver a comprehensive and scalable
LTE solution to Verizon Wireless (News - Alert), including femtocells, plus core
network elements and a complete element management system.
Verizon Wireless will deploy Samsung (News - Alert) Mobile's innovative femtocell
solution later this year as part of a seamless LTE experience for
customers in indoor environments. Femtocells provide coverage in
specific areas and each can provide more than 60 simultaneous
connections to the LTE (News - Alert) network. The Samsung solution will also be
offered to help enhance in-building coverage for enterprise customers,
enabling the voice and data solutions on which many businesses rely.
Adam Koeppe, vice president of network planning for Verizon, commented,
"As the femtocell opportunity with small- and medium-size businesses
continues to grow, we're pleased to work with Samsung to provide
innovative solutions to customers as they look to use LTE services in
their places of business."
"Samsung is delighted to extend our strategic relationship withone of
the industry's leading operators," said Sam Baker, Vice President at
Networks Business, Samsung Electronics. "Verizon Wireless represents one
of the most innovative providers in telecoms, and we are immensely proud
to support their network in this critical area. Our LTE solutions
continue to expand in many markets around the world and now we will
bring the highest quality LTE experience via femtocells to Verizon's
With more than 35 years of experience and leadership in developing and
commercializing telecom technologies, Samsung has successfully partnered
with dozens of mobile service providers, helping them to implement the
most advanced LTE solutions. Samsung Mobile's smallcell and femtocell
solutions have been globally recognized for technological advances in
the LTE market, including successful deployments in the United States
and Japan that allow carriers to seamlessly integrate multiple
communications protocols to create a unified experience for customers.
About Samsung Telecommunications America
Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, (Samsung Mobile) a Dallas-based
subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and
markets wireless handsets, wireless infrastructure and other
telecommunications products throughout North America. For more
information, please visit www.samsung.com.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening
new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation
and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones,
tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical
devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people
across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover
more, please visit www.samsung.com.
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