Sunday, March 23, 2008

Hutchison Telecom Indonesia Selects NSN

PT Hutchison CP Telecommunications (‘HCPT' or Hutchison Telecom Indonesia) awarded a turnkey contract to Nokia Siemens Networks to strengthen its GSM/WCDMA network coverage in the islands of Java and Sumatra, and roll out GSM core networks in Kalimantan and Sulawesi. This contract supplements HCPT's first network contract with Siemens Indonesia in 2005.

The upgrade will include network planning and implementation of another 2,800 base stations, installation of mobile softswitches and Media Gateways. On the services front, Nokia Siemens Networks will also continue with its project management role and provide network management services. To ensure seamless network configuration, Nokia Siemens Networks is also appointed to install the core networks for HCPT in Kalimantan and Sulawesi. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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