Monday, July 2, 2007

China Mobile Yunnan Awards GSM Contract to Nokia Siemens Networks

China Mobile Group Yunnan awarded a contract valued at about EUR 70 million to Nokia Siemens Networks for expansion of its GSM network in 11 across Yunnan province. Under the contract, Nokia Siemens Networks will provide GSM coverage for the urban and rural areas of Yunnan province and upgrade the Chinese operator's network to support EDGE. Nokia Siemens Networks will supply radio networks including the UltraSite BTS Mini Outdoor and implementation services, its mobile soft switching solution including MSC (Mobile Switching Center) Servers, Media Gateways and HLR (Home Location Register). The contract also contains care and delivery services for the equipment. In addition Nokia Siemens Networks will supply an expansion of the NetAct network and service management system, and NetAct Traffica for real-time network traffic monitoring and analysis. The deliveries have already begun and the expansion will be operational in October this year.

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