Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Ericsson Selected as 3G Supplier for Turkcell

Turkcell, a leading communications provider in Turkey , has selected Ericsson as the main supplier to build a complete WCDMA/HSPA network and for a range of related services.

Under the agreement, Ericsson will supply an end-to-end network solution, including a WCDMA/HSPA radio access network, and an IP-over-Ethernet-enabled mobile-backhaul solution based on microwave transmission. The transformation of Turkcell's core network and expansion of the mobile-backhaul solution will ensure a high-capacity mobile network with no bottlenecks. 3G network preparations started in February. Ericsson will also be responsible for a full range of services, including, systems integration, technical support and network build and implementation. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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