Ericsson wins GSM contract from DCC/Astelit in Ukraine

Thursday 1 July 2004 11:54 CET | News

Ericsson has been awarded a contract by DCC/Astelit Ukraine as a supplier for design and implementation of a new GSM network. The contract is valued at USD 88 million.

To facilitate the network launch, Ericsson is also supplying a range of services, starting from site acquisition and civil works to network rollout, testing and support. Ericsson is also providing network design, transmission and radio planning to support DCC/Astelit in partnership with their majority owner, Turkcell, in developing, deploying and marketing advanced mobile services. Ericssons cooperation with DCC/Astelit dates back to 1996 when the company supplied its first TDMA system including infrastructure equipment, base stations and handsets to the Ukrainian operator in the Donetsk region. This deployment was followed by a number of expansions. Currently, DCCs mobile (TDMA) network provides service to 8 regional centers of Ukraine, namely, Kiev, Donetsk, Simferopol, Dnepropetrovsk, Kharkov, Odessa, Zaporozhye and Lugansk.

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