Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Motorola Wins India's First UMTS Contract From MTNL

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) has selected Motorola for the supply of a Universal Mobile Telecommunications Service (UMTS) cellular network for Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR). Under the agreement, which includes network deployment and maintenance services, MTNL will be expanding its GSM network by 2 million lines.

Described as the first UMTS rollout in India, the UMTS network deployment will take place after the relevant regulatory authority of India has authorized spectrum allocation and appropriate licenses are obtained by the network operators.

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