Monday, July 24, 2006

Hutchison 3G Austria Selects Siemens for HSDPA

The Austrian mobile carrier Hutchison 3G (3), which is headquartered in Vienna, selected Siemens to build out its existing W-CDMA network. The carrier currently provides coverage for around 98 percent of Austria's population and offers W-CDMA services to around 50% of the country. By the end of 2007, plans call for some 95 percent of the country to benefit from HSDPA. The multimillion dollar deal is based on a turnkey contract comprising supply of the W-CDMA technology and a Managed Services.

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