Ericsson, TeliaSonera unveil first commercial LTE site

Ericsson and TeliaSonera say they have unveiled the world’s first commercial Long Term Evolution (LTE) site in Stockholm, Sweden. 
 
The site will be part of a commercial network scheduled to go live in 2010. Ulf Ewaldsson, VP and head of Product Area Radio at Ericsson, stated in a press release, “The unveiling of this site shows that LTE is no longer the story of the future; it is the story of today. Ericsson…is proud to work with TeliaSonera to bring a commercial LTE network to life.” 
 
Erik Hallberg, SVP and Head of TeliaSonera Mobility Services in Sweden, stated, “Being at the forefront of broadband evolution means our customers will be the first to benefit from this groundbreaking technology. This first LTE site is a key step towards enhancing Sweden’s fastest mobile broadband network.”