Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Bangla Trac Communications, an international gateway operator in Bangladesh, has selected Ericsson to manage operations of its new switching infrastructure, a press statement said.

Under the agreement, the first of its kind in Bangladesh, Ericsson will provide operational readiness and manage the day-to-day operations of the new wireline network providing gateway services for incoming and outgoing international traffic.

The contract builds on a previous agreement to deliver and implement a fixed-line network based on total Ericsson solution with it’s Telephony Softswitch, Redback SmartEdge routers and the Marconi OMS Multi-Service Provisioning Platform (MSPP).

By partnering with Ericsson, Bangla Trac is able to launch its international Gateway services quickly, with high quality and predictable performance, allowing it to reduce costs while maintaining customer satisfaction, according to reports.

BBN/SSR/AN/AD-26Octber08-12:06 AM (BST)