DTAC Chooses Nokia to Enhance Its Nationwide GSM/GPRS network in Thailand

Monday 13 October 2003 10:42 CET | News

Thailands Total Access Communication Plc (DTAC), has awarded Nokia a contract to enhanceDTACs nationwide GSM/GPRS 1800 network.

The deal includes delivery of a significant number of Nokia EDGE-enabled UltraSite base stations, as well as high-capacity base station controllers, capacity-enhancing software features and other capabilities that will futher improve DTACs network quality. With this contract, Nokia becomes the sole supplier of mobile network infrastructure to DTAC. With EDGE technology, DTAC can offer its customers superior quality network services that combine high-speed data, voice, audio, video and text. In June 2003, DTAC launched DTAC Streaming, the first mobile multimedia service in Thailand. Developed by the DTAC-Nokia EASY Application Factory, the service delivers multimedia content over DTACs Nokia GPRS/EDGE-ready nationwide network to DTAC subscribers with multimedia-enabled handsets such as the Nokia 3650. Nokia has been in collaboration with DTAC since the 1990s. To date, Nokia has supplied DTAC with complete GSM systems and solutions comprising GSM core and radio networks, GPRS core network, the Nokia Multimedia Messaging Center (MMSC), the Nokia Short Message Service Center (SMSC), the Nokia Intelligent Network (IN) Platform and Network Consultancy Services.

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