Ericsson expands its operations in Jaipur

by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 29, 2011

expansionEricsson has added a new assembly line at its supply site in Kukas, Jaipur for the production of its multi-standard Radio Base Station (RBS) 6000 modules locally. This additional assembly line is meant to enhance production capacity resulting in faster and better services to Ericsson’s customers in India. The assembly line was inaugurated by Sachin Pilot, Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology.

Pilot on this occasion said, “The enhancement of local manufacturing capabilities will boost this sector by reducing the time to market and will also result in quicker uptake of new technologies.”

Ericsson stated that in addition to the wireline hardware manufacturing, it has now geared up to also manufacture 2G and 3G equipment. At this supply unit, Ericsson manages production lines providing equipment for radio access network, core network, transmission solutions and modules.

“The addition of the assembly line will further develop our delivery capabilities in the region. With the introduction of new technologies, including 3G and TD-LTE, in India, the time is right for us to extend our capabilities to better support our customers. This step also reinforces our commitment to India,” opined P. Balaji, VP Communications, Corporate Affairs and Business Development, Ericsson India.