Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Nokia Wins New Mobile Contract with Cable & Wireless

Cable & Wireless awarded an International Frame Agreement to Nokia for the supply of GSM and WCDMA 3G radio and core networks. Cable & Wireless is a new mobile network customer for Nokia. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The deal covers radio networks, including the Nokia HSDPA solution; core networks, including the 3GPP release 4 compliant Nokia mobile softswitch; and services, including the unique multitechnology Nokia NetAct solution, which supports both 2G and 3G networks.

The 3GPP Release 4 architecture of the Nokia MSC Server System will allow Cable & Wireless to gain significant cost savings in the operation of its GSM and WCDMA 3G networks and will enable the operator to offer the most advanced mobile multimedia services to its customers.

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