Norwegian operator group Telenor has signed a deal with ip.access which will see the UK vendor supply the operator with its end-to-end small cell solutions.
The agreement covers all 11 operators in the Telenor Group globally, and will see ip.access supply its 3G small cell solutions for the operator’s residential, business and public customers. The deal also has provision to potentially extend to 4G in future.
Telenor said that it chose ip.access as a supplier due to its ability to deliver “technical credibility” and a competitive long term total cost of ownership.
“This is another important milestone for both ip.access and the small cell market. Major operators are recognising and reacting to the role that small cells can play to boost coverage, capacity and customer service in homes, offices and public spaces,” said Simon Brown, ip.access CEO.
“What’s more – as we move into an ‘always on’ world, small cells will be a key part of the connectivity solution from crowded office buildings to remote rural locations.”