Ericsson to provide GSM/GPRS to First Cellular

Tuesday 2 December 2003 22:41 CET | News

First Cellular of Southern Illinois has selected Ericsson to overlay its existing 850 MHz CDMA network with a GSM/GPRS network. According to the two-year $5.5 million deal, deployment will begin immediately.

Under the terms of the contract, Ericsson will deploy a complete EDGE-ready GSM/GPRS network throughout First Cellulars coverage area in southern Illinois. In addition, Ericsson will provide installation, engineering, testing and program management support, and optimization services. The contract is the first between the two companies.

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