Ericsson signs GSM network expansion contract with MTS in Russia

Friday 27 May 2005 02:10 CET | News

Ericsson has signed a USD 150 million contract with Russias largest mobile operator, OAO Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), to expand its GSM network capacity and coverage in six regions.

Ericsson will deliver switching and radio equipment, supporting both GSM and GPRS, that will allow MTS to offer advanced and innovative services. The network will also be given EDGE capability, laying a solid foundation for future-proof network migration to 3G. Ericsson has frame agreements with MTS for the supply of infrastructure, as well as for the services. The deliveries have started in all six regions and will be finalized by the end of 2005.

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