It selected TCS as its partner to manage the configuration of a new core next generation mobile network, and ensure it integrates correctly with the 5G radio access network, a TCS statement said.
Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) announced that it has been selected by Three UK, one of the UK’s leading mobile network carriers, to help accelerate its ongoing 5G rollout.
“TCS’ software will speed-up configuration checking and reduce manual errors, ensuring first-time right network configuration. TCS is also providing 24×7 support across the network for configuration corrections and ad-hoc site testing. These improvements will help Three deliver faster, secure and more reliable 5G services to its customers,” TCS said in a statement.
“This work will include configuring the core network for new site deployments, site upgrades, performance management, and 3G and 4G tuning changes,” the statement said.
Three is in the process of deploying a new 5G radio access network which is already live in 175 towns and cities in the UK, across more than 1,000 sites, providing its customers with access to next generation 5G connectivity.
TCS has been providing different services to Three UK for the past 15 years. Three UK was the UK’s first 3G only network. It has over 9.5 million customers across the UK. TCS share is up 0.24 per cent or Rs 7.65 to Rs3,241 on the NSE today as compared to the previous session close of Rs 3,233.35.