Monday, March 24, 2008

Nortel Lands 5-Year CDMA Contract with US Cellular

U.S. Cellular has awarded Nortel a five-year contract to provide advanced wireless capabilities for its CDMA network. Under this agreement, U.S. Cellular will purchase Nortel's CDMA switching, base stations, and software. It also includes emergency technical support, spares management, software patch management, performance monitoring and other services from Nortel's Global Services portfolio. The deal builds on Nortel and U.S. Cellular's long-standing relationship for supplying CDMA solutions. Financial terms were not disclosed.