Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Huawei Wins WiMAX 16e Project with Pakistan's Mobilink

Pakistan's Mobilink, the nation's largest GSM operator and a subsidiary of Orascom Telecom, has selected Huawei Technologies, to deploy a commercial WiMAX 16e network. The network will cover central business districts and hot spots in the country' s six major cities, including Islamabad, Karachi, Sialkot, Faisalabad, Lahore and Rawalpindi. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Under the terms of the contract, Huawei will provide Mobilink with a complete WiMAX solution including distributed base stations, an access service network-Gateway and a network management system.

Huawei noted that it has won 19 commercial WiMAX contracts to date.


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