Future Communications Company to supply Nokia GSM/EDGE and WCDMA 3G network to MTC-Vodafone in Bahra

Thursday 30 October 2003 20:06 CET | News

Future Communications Company (FCC), a value added re-seller of Nokia network solutions in Kuwait and Bahrain, has been chosen to build a GSM/EDGE WCDMA radio-access network for MTC-Vodafone in Bahrain.

This will be the first implementation of an EDGE/WCDMA network in the Middle East. After implementation began in August, the first GSM call was made on 1st of September. In addition, MTC Vodafone recently conducted the first EDGE call in the Middle East. Under the agreement, FCC will deliver and implement a complete Nokia radio-access network, including GSM/EDGE/WCDMA base stations, base station controllers and other network equipment, plus operational support services. FCC will carry out the network implementation and integration, supported by Nokia.

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