Freshwave to deploy VMO2 small cells in Manchester

Freshwave and Manchester City Council have signed an agreement allowing small cells to be deployed on behalf of Virgin Media O2.

More than 20 outdoor small cells will be installed in busy areas of the city, including outside the Arndale Shopping Centre, Manchester Piccadilly Station and Piccadilly Gardens.

Steven Verigotta, Director of Mobile Delivery at VMO2, said: “Small cells are an important part of our strategy, helping to boost capacity for customers in some of the busiest areas. Upgrade programmes underway right across our network.”

Nick Wiggin, Freshwave’s Head of Partnerships, added: “This agreement is a step forward in Manchester’s digital ambitions. Freshwave are always pleased to work with partners in bringing assured connectivity to where it’s needed.”

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