Ericsson awarded GSM expansion contract by Guangdong Mobile in China

Monday 13 December 2004 07:54 CET | News

Ericsson has been awarded a USD 805 million contract by Guangdong Mobile Communication Corporation Limited (Guangdong Mobile) to expand its GSM network in Guangdong Province, China.

According to the contract Ericsson provides the infrastructure and equipment, including hardware and software, for expansion of Guangdong Mobiles GSM network. Delivery of equipment has already started early this year and the implementation of the contract will be completed by the end of March 2005. After this expansion, the capacity of Guangdong Mobiles GSM network will reach 54 million subscribers. As the largest provincial communications company in China with over 30 million mobile subscribers, Guangdong Mobile is committed to building an advanced and cost-effective GSM network that meets the needs of their users. As one of Guangdong Mobiles most important strategic partners, Ericsson has been supporting Guangdong Mobile through the years with advanced and reliable solutions and services. As the primary GSM/GPRS network equipment supplier, Ericsson has cooperated with Guangdong Mobile since 1987. In addition to supplying network equipment, Ericsson also provides professional services and network-related total solutions to Guangdong Mobile to meet the needs of its rapidly growing business.

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