Tango and Telindus partner with Nokia and Ericsson on the deployment of their innovative mobile networks

Bertrange, December 15th, 2020 – Tango and Telindus are proud to announce their partnerships with Finland’s Nokia and Sweden’s Ericsson to bring the best of tomorrow’s mobile networks to Luxembourg.

Tango and Telindus have their sights on an increasingly digital Luxembourg and are reinforcing their position here as leaders in new technologies and innovation. This partnership with Nokia and Ericsson is already helping to pave the way for a first-rate, sustainable and forward-looking mobile network.
Drawing on proven global expertise, this alliance will enable the market to benefit from a brand new mobile network and take advantage of the 5G of the future.

For the mobile RAN (Radio Access Network), Nokia has been chosen to actively participate in the deployment of the 5G network and to gradually upgrade the existing 2G/3G/4G networks by 2023.

For the Core Network, Ericsson was chosen for its dual-mode 5G core. This state-of-the-art solution is natively equipped with a cloud infrastructure and supports 5G NR Standalone (SA) and Non-Standalone (NSA), 4G, 3G and 2G technologies.

“Our customers will be able to enjoy a whole new experience thanks to our mobile network. By combining Nokia’s RAN expertise and Ericsson’s Core Network solution, we are joining forces with two of Europe’s leading technology and innovation champions. This collaboration plays a crucial role as we implement our network strategy. We are delighted to work with these European players. The pick of the bunch for this new stage of digital transformation of Luxembourg’s economy and society as a whole.” said Gérard Hoffmann, CEO, Proximus Luxembourg

Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks, Nokia, added: We are delighted and proud to extend our long-standing partnership with Proximus in Luxembourg which demonstrates their continued confidence in Nokia and our technology. Nokia was also recently selected by Proximus Belgium for 5G and this deal continues Nokia’s strategic partnership with the Proximus Group. We look forward to supporting them on their 5G journey.”

“Ericsson has currently more than 70 live 5Gnetworks all over the world and decades of experience. With Tango we value a fruitful long-term partnership and they are trusting us to deliver reliable, sustainable and secure connectivity in this crucial part of their network. Our cloud native solutions mean an efficient transition to a future-proof network, and with our leading 5G portfolio, we are ready to support Tango and Telindus to deliver 5G in Luxembourg.” concludes Rémi de Montgolfier, General Manager Ericsson BeLux.

About Telindus – www.telindus.lu
Telindus is a brand of Proximus Luxembourg SA. Founded in 1979, Telindus Luxembourg accompanies all organizations in their digital transformation, by providing holistic ICT & Telecommunication solutions, as well as tailored support services. Its areas of expertise include Telecommunication Services, ICT Infrastructure, Multi-Cloud, Digital Finance Solutions, Cybersecurity, Business Applications, Managed Services and Training.

About Tango – www.tango.lu

Tango, a brand of Proximus Luxembourg, has been operating in the market since 1998. Today, more than 276,000 customers place their trust in the company.

As the country’s first alternative operator, Tango offers a broad product portfolio including fixed and mobile telephony, Internet and TV services for residential customers and small businesses. The brand puts the user first and, since its inception, has pursued a strong innovation policy to provide the best technology at the fairest price. Close to its customers, Tango relies on an efficient customer service and an effective distribution network consisting of 11 Tango outlets and 13 partner outlets. Tango also works closely with international partners such as Vodafone to ensure an optimal communication experience, even abroad.

Contacts
Emilie VENEZIA
Marketing Communications Manager – CBU
T +352 27 777 243- emilie.venezia@tangoservices.lu

Cécile Tétaud
Marketing and Communications Manager-EBU
T: +352 621 200 274 – cecile.tetaud@telindus.lu