Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Nokia Lands US$141 Million GSM Contract with India's BSNL

Nokia was selected for a comprehensive GSM/EDGE and GPRS network expansion project in North India by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). The expansion, valued at US$141 million, will include core and radio network equipment, and an extensive range of services.

The expansion will enable BSNL to significantly increase its network coverage and capacity in the states of Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh (both east and west circles), Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan.

The new contract is an extension of a US$284 million GSM/EDGE and GPRS contract signed by Nokia and BSNL in 2004.

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