Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Siemens Selected for Nationwide Wireless Network

Hutchison Telecommunications International selected Siemens to be the supplier for a nationwide turnkey wireless network and managed services in Indonesia. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Hutchison Telecom Indonesia plans a range of nationwide comprehensive and affordable wireless communications services in Indonesia, through a GSM 1800 network with UMTS infrastructure overlaid in key cities.

According to plan, the network shall be expanded in phases with target completion of around 2,000 cell sites in Phase One in the second half of 2006. Under the agreement Siemens will also provide financing as well as network management services for an initial three-year period, which will include network maintenance, performance and capacity management, service management as well as network field services.http://ww.htil.com

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